Previous Projects  


2012Physiologically-Based Modeling of Sleep-Wake Scheduling and the Effects of Pharmaceuticals (Postdoctoral Fellowship)
Andrew J.K. Phillips, Ph.D.

2012Evaluation of Photic Countermeasures for Circadian Entrainment of Neurobehavioral Performance and Sleep-Wake Regulation Before and During Spaceflight
Charles A. Czeisler, Ph.D., M.D.

2012Designing Individual Countermeasures to Reduce Sleep Disruption and Improve Performance and Alertness in Space
Elizabeth B. Klerman, M.D., Ph.D.

2012Clearance of Particles Depositing in the Human Lung in Low Gravity
G. Kim Prisk, Ph.D., D.Sc.

2012Blue Light for Enhancing Alertness in Space Missions
George C. Brainard, Ph.D.

2012Variability in Flow Distribution within the Lung and its Effects on Deposition and Clearance of Inhaled Particles in Normal and Reduced Gravity (Postdoctoral Fellowship)
Rui Carlos Sa, Ph.D.

2011Characteristics of Light Exposure Necessary for Development of Optimal Countermeasures to Facilitate Circadian Adaptation and Enhance Alertness and Cognitive Performance in Space
Steven W. Lockley, Ph.D.

2010Thermal Control During Astronaut Traverses
Jeffrey A. Hoffman, Ph.D.

2010Operational Evaluation of a Photic Countermeasure to Improve Alertness, Performance, and Mood During Night-Shift Work on the 105-Day Study (105-Day Russian Chamber Study)
Charles A. Czeisler, Ph.D., M.D.

2009Aerosol Deposition in the Lung in Fractional Gravity: Risk Mitigation for Lunar and Martian Habitats
G. Kim Prisk, Ph.D., D.Sc.

2009Nutritional Countermeasures to Ameliorate Losses in Muscle Mass and Function
Robert R. Wolfe, Ph.D.

2008A Model of Circadian Disruption in the Space Environment
Michael Menaker, Ph.D.

2008Optimizing Light Spectrum for Long-Duration Spaceflight
George C. Brainard, Ph.D.

2008Nutritional Countermeasures to Radiation-Enhanced Colon Cancer
Joanne R. Lupton, Ph.D.

2008Mathematical Modeling of Circadian/Performance Countermeasures
Elizabeth B. Klerman, M.D., Ph.D.

2008Countermeasures to Neurobehavioral Deficits From Cumulative Sleep Deprivation During Spaceflight: Dose-Response Effects of Recovery Sleep Opportunities
David F. Dinges, Ph.D.

2008Circadian Entrainment, Sleep-Wake Regulation and Neurobehavioral Performance During Extended-Duration Spaceflight
Charles A. Czeisler, Ph.D., M.D.

2007Sleep-Wake Medications in Spaceflight: Review of Best Practices
David F. Dinges, Ph.D.

2007Preventing Desynchronization of the Circadian System in Long-Term Spaceflight
Gianluca Tosini, Ph.D.

2007The Role and Characterization of Novel Photoreceptor Mechanisms Regulating Circadian Rhythms, Sleep, Body Temperature and Heart Rate
Russell G. Foster, Ph.D.

2006Timed Feeding and Resistance Training to Prevent Muscle Atrophy
Carmen C. Sceppa, M.D., Ph.D.

2005Metabolic Adaptations of Skeletal Muscle to Training/Detraining. A Systems Model
Marco E. Cabrera, Ph.D.

2004Mathematical Model for Scheduled Light Exposure: Circadian/Performance Countermeasure
Megan E. Jewett, Ph.D.

2004A Model of Circadian Disruption in the Space Environment
Michael Menaker, Ph.D.

2004Skeletal Muscle Response to Bed Rest and Cortisol-Induced Stress
Robert R. Wolfe, Ph.D.

2004Nutritional Modulation of Pancreatic Endocrine Function in Microgravity
Brian Tobin, Ph.D.

2004Circadian Entrainment, Sleep-Wake Regulation and Performance During Spaceflight
Charles A. Czeisler, Ph.D., M.D.

2004Circadian Rhythms in the Martian Environment
Charles A. Fuller, Ph.D.

2004Nutritional Countermeasures to Radiation Exposure
Joanne R. Lupton, Ph.D.

2004Circadian and Vestibular System Relationships
Lawrence P. Morin, Ph.D.

2004Long-Term Exposure to Dim Lighting Desynchronizes the Circadian System of Rats
Gianluca Tosini, Ph.D.

2004Optimizing Light Spectrum for Long-Duration Spaceflight
George C. Brainard, Ph.D.

2004Countermeasures to Neurobehavioral Deficits From Partial Sleep Loss
David F. Dinges, Ph.D.

2004Animal Model for Sleep Loss and Circadian Disruption
Fred W. Turek, Ph.D.

2000Principal Investigator-in-a-Box
Laurence R. Young, Sc.D.

2000Countermeasures to Neurobehavioral Deficits from Cumulative Partial Sleep Deprivation During Spaceflight
David F. Dinges, Ph.D.

2000Quantitative EEG Monitoring of Vigilance: Effects of Sleep Deprivation, Circadian Phase and Sympathetic Activation
Derk-Jan Dijk, Ph.D.

2000On-Line Analysis of Physiologic and Neurobehavioral Variables During Long-Duration Space Missions
Emery N. Brown, M.D., Ph.D.

2000Circadian Entrainment, Sleep-Wake Regulation and Neurobehavioral Performance During Extended-Duration Spaceflight
Charles A. Czeisler, Ph.D., M.D.

1999Acute Total and Chronic Partial Sleep Deprivation: Effects on Neurobehavioral Function, Waking EEG and Renin-Angiotensin System (Synergy Project with Cardiovascular Alterations Team)
Derk-Jan Dijk, Ph.D.

1999Sustained Partial Sleep Deprivation: Effects on Immune Modulation and Growth Factors (Synergy Project with Musculoskeletal Alterations Team)
Janet M. Mullington, Ph.D.

Human-Automation Interactions and Performance Analysis of Lunar Lander Supervisory Control
Kevin R. Duda, Ph.D.

Optimizing Light for Long-Duration Space Exploration
George C. Brainard, Ph.D.

Countermeasures for Performance Deficits from Sleep Loss and Workload in Spaceflight
David F. Dinges, Ph.D.

Stabilized Foods for Use in Extended Spaceflight: Preservation of Shelf-Life, Nutrient Content and Acceptability
Ann Barrett, Ph.D.