David F. Dinges

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David F. Dinges, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Chief, Division of Sleep and Chronobiology
Director, Unit for Experimental Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1013 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-898-9949
Fax: 215-573-6410
Education:
A.B. (Psychology)
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.
M.A. (Honorary)
University of Pennsylvania , 1993.
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Description of Research Expertise

Sleep; chronobiology; human neurobehavioral functions; cognitive performance; psychophysiological asssessment

Description of Clinical Expertise

pathological and excessive sleepiness

Description of Other Expertise

human behavior and performance functioning in space flight

Selected Publications

Basner, M., Dinges, D.F., Mollicone, D.J., Savelev, I., Ecker, A.J., Di Antonio, A., Jones, C.W., Hyder, E., Kan, K., Morukov, B.V., Sutton, J.P. : Psychological and behavioral changes during confinement in a 520-day simulated interplanetary mission to Mars. PLoS ONE 9(3): e93298, March 2014.

Basner, 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.

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