David F. Dinges
David F. Dinges, Ph.D.
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.
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 PublicationsLim, 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 stress: evidence for a lower threshold for subjective stress when sleep deprived. Emotion February 2012.
Van Dongen, H.P.A., Bender, A.M., Dinges, D.F.: Systematic individual differences in sleep homeostatic and circadian rhythm contributions to neurobehavioral impairment during sleep deprivation. Accident Analysis and Prevention 45S: 11-16, 2012.
Spaeth, A., Goel, N., Dinges, D.F. : Managing neurobehavioral capability when social expediency trumps biological imperatives. Progress in Brain Research 199: 377-398, 2012.
Goel, N. Dinges, D.F. : Predicting risk in space: Genetic markers for differential vulnerability to sleep restriction. Acta Astronautica 77: 207-213, 2012.
Basner, M., Dinges, D.F. : An adaptive-duration version of the PVT accurately tracks changes in psychomotor vigilance induced by sleep restriction. SLEEP 35(2): 193-202, 2012.
Gunzelman, G., Gluck, K.A., Moore, R.L., Dinges, D.F: Diminished access to declarative knowledge with sleep deprivation. Cognitive Systems Research 13: 1-11, 2012.
Ye, L., Pack, A.I., Maislin, G., Dinges D.F., Hurley, S., McCloskey, S., Weaver, T.E.: Predictors of continuous positive airway pressure use during the first week of treatment. Journal of Sleep Research 21(4): 419-426, 2012.
Gunzelman, G., Gluck, K.A., Moore, R.L., Dinges, D.F.: Diminished access to declarative knowledge with sleep deprivation. Cognitive Systems Research 13: 1-11, 2012.
Goel, N., Banks, S., Lin, L., Mignot, E., Dinges, D.F.: Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Val158Met polymorphism associates with individual differences in sleep physiologic responses to chronic sleep loss. PLoS ONE 6(12): 1-10, December 2011.