Alexander C. Stahn, PhD

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Research Assistant Professor of Medical Science in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Unit for Experimental Psychiatry, Division of Sleep & Chronobiology
Department of Psychiatry
1016 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: +1 215 898 9667
Fax: +1 215 573 6410
Education:
State Exam
Free University of Berlin (English and Sport Science), 2003.
Ph.D.
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Doctor of Science in Medicine), 2008.
State Exam
Berlin Senate of Education, Research and Science, 2008.
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Description of Research Expertise

Neurobehavioral adaptations in extreme environments

Selected Publications

Dinges, D., Basner, M., Strangman, G., Stuster, J., Roma, P., Mollicone, D., Gur, R., Stahn, A., Dennis, L., Ecker, A., Nasrini, J., Kaizi-Lutu, M., Mott, C.: Standardized Behavioral Measures For Detecting Behavioral Health Risks During Exploration (Behavioral Core Measures). Poster at the NASA Human Research Program IWS, Galveston, January 27-30, 2020 01 2020.

Basner, M., Dinges, D.F., Stahn, A., Smith, M., Jones, C.W., Romoser, A., Williams, E., Ryder, V., Aeschbach, D., Tu, D., Shou, H.: Advanced Algorithms for the Prediction of Adverse and Behavioral Conditions in Space. Poster at the NASA Human Research Program IWS, Galveston, January 27-30, 2020 01 2020.

Stahn, A., Dinges, D.F., Roalf, D., Gur, R., Brauns, K., Werner, A., Gunga, H.C., Riecke, B., Wolbers, T., T. Hartley, Buchert, R., Kühn, S., Basner, M.: Hyper.Campus – Effects of Artificial Gravity on Structural and Functional Brain Plasticity During Head-Down Tilt Bed Rest Talk at the NASA Human Research Program IWS, Galveston, January 27-30, 2020 01 2020.

Basner, M., Stahn, A., Dinges, D., Smith, M., Ecker, A.J., Howard, K., Roma, P., Arias, D., Moore, T.M., Roalf, D., R. Gur: Temporal Nature of Cognitive and Visuospatial Brain Domain Changes During Long-Duration Low-Earth Orbit Missions: Neurostructural and Cognitive Changes. Poster at the NASA Human Research Program IWS, Galveston, January 27-30, 2020 01 2020.

Basner, M., Dinges D., Stahn, A., Nasrini, J., Hermosillo, E., Ecker, A.J., Smith, M., Johannes, B., Healy, B., van den Berg, F.P., Gunga, H.C., Pattyn, N., Moore, T.M, Roalf, D., Gur, R.: Changes in Crew Cohesion and Habitat Use During Two 1-Year Antarctic Winter-Over Missions. Talk at the NASA Human Research Program IWS, Galveston, January 27-30, 2020 01 2020.

Dinges, D.F., Basner, M., Stahn, A., Roma, P., Hensch, T.K., Nindl, B., Flanagan, S.D., Martin, B.J., Roalf, D., Gur, R., Landon, L.B., Cordoza, M.L., Bilker, W., Kayser, M.S., and the NSCOR Investigative Group: NSCOR for Evaluating Risk Factors and Biomarkers for Adaptation and Resilience to Spaceflight: Emotional Valence and Social Processes in ICC/ICE Environments. Talk at the NASA Human Research Program IWS, Galveston, January 27-30, 2020 01 2020.

Stahn, A., Riecke, B., Hartley, T., Wolbers, T., Brauns, K., Werner, A., Denise, P, Besnard, S., Gunga, H.C., Basner, M., Dinges, D.F., Stangl, M., Kühn, S.: HypoCampus in i1YMP: Spatial Cognition and Hippocampal Plasticity During Long-Duration Low-Earth Orbit Missions. Poster at the NASA Human Research Program IWS, Galveston, January 27-30, 2020 01 2020.

Stahn, A., Dinges, D.F., Roalf, D., Gur, R., Werner, A., Brauns, K., Gunga, H.C., Kühn, S., Basner, M.: Effects of a Combined Exercise and Sensory Stimulation Countermeasure on Structural Brain Changes After Long Duration Antarctic Missions. Talk at the NASA Human Research Program IWS, Galveston, January 27-30, 2020 01 2020.

Trautwein Sandra, Barisch-Fritz Bettina, Scharpf Andrea, Bossers Willem, Meinzer Marcus, Steib Simon, Stein Thorsten, Bös Klaus, Stahn Alexander, Niessner Claudia, Altmann Stefan, Wittelsberger Rita, Woll Alexander: Recommendations for assessing motor performance in individuals with dementia: suggestions of an expert panel - a qualitative approach. European review of aging and physical activity : official journal of the European Group for Research into Elderly and Physical Activity 16: 5, 04 2019.

Strewe C, Moser D, Buchheim J-I, Gunga H-C, Stahn A, Crucian B E, Fiedel B, Bauer H, Gössmann-Lang P, Thieme D, Kohlberg E, Choukèr A, Feuerecker M: Sex differences in stress and immune responses during confinement in Antarctica. Biology of sex differences 10(1): 20, 04 2019.

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