David F. Dinges
Director, Unit for Experimental Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1013 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Saint Benedict's College, Honors, 1971.
M.S. (Physiological Psychology)
Saint Louis University, 1974.
Washington University, Central Institute for the Deaf, 1975.
Ph.D. (Physiological Psychology)
Saint Louis University, 1976.
University of Pennsylvania , 1993.
Research Psychologist, Neurology and Human Development, The Children's Hospital National Medical Center and The George Washington University Medical School, 1975-1977.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Unit for Experimental Psychiatry, The Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital and University of Pennsylvania, 1977-1979.
Description of Research ExpertiseSleep; chronobiology; human neurobehavioral functions; cognitive performance; psychophysiological asssessment
Description of Clinical Expertisepathological and excessive sleepiness
Description of Other Expertisehuman behavior and performance functioning in space flight
Selected PublicationsBasner, M., Dinges, D.F., Mollicone, D.J., Ecker, A.J., Jones, C.W., Hyder, E., Di Antonio, A., Savelev, I., Kan, K., Goel, N., Morukov, B.V., Sutton, J.P.: Mars 520-d mission simulation reveals protracted crew hypokinesis and alterations of sleep duration and timing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110(7): 2635-2640, February 2013.
Goel, N., Basner, M., Rao, H., Dinges, D.F: Circadian rhythms, sleep deprivation and human performance. Chronobiology: Biological Timing in Health and Disease. Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science. Martha Gillette (eds.). 119: 155-190, 2013.
Spaeth, A.M., Dinges, D.F., Goel, N. : Effects of experimental sleep restriction on weight gain, caloric intake and meal timing in healthy adults. SLEEP 37(7): 181-190, 2013.
Spaeth, A.M., Dinges, D.F., Goel, N. : Effects of experimental sleep restriction on weight gain, caloric intake and meal timing in healthy adults. SLEEP 36(7): 981-990, 2013.
Basner, M., Rao, H., Goel, N., Dinges, D.F. : Sleep deprivation and neurobehavioral dynamics. Current Opinions in Neurobiology 23: 854-863, 2013.
Goel, N., Basner, M., Rao, H., Dinges, D.F: Circadian rhythms, sleep deprivation and human performance. Chronobiology: Biological Timing in Health and Disease. Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science 119: 155-190, 2013.
McCauley, P., Kalachev, L.V., Mollicone, D.J., Banks, S., Dinges, D.F., Van Dongen, H.P.A: Dynamic circadian modulation in a mathematical model for the effects of sleep and sleep loss on waking neurobehavioral performance. Sleep 36(12): 1989-1999, 2013.
Volpp, K.G., Shea, J.A., Small, D.S., Basner, M., Zhu, J., Norton, L., Ecker, A., Novak, C., Bellini, L.M., Dine, C.J., Mollicone, D.J., Dinges, D.F.: Effect of a protected sleep period on hours slept during extended overnight in-hospital duty hours among medical interns: A randomized trial. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) 308(21): 2208-2217, December 2012.
Lim, J., Ebstein, R., Tse, C.Y., Monakhov, M., Lai, P.S., Dinges, D.F., Kwoka, K. : Dopaminergic polymorphisms associated with time-on-task declines and subjective fatigue during the Psychomotor Vigilance Test. PLoS ONE 7(3): e33767, March 2012.
Minkel, J.D., Banks, S. Htaik, O., Moreta, M.C., Jones, C.W., McGlinchey, E.L., Simpson, N.S., Dinges, D.F. : Sleep deprivation and stressors: Evidence for elevated negative affect in response to mild stressors when sleep deprived. Emotion February 2012.