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Christopher W Jones

Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Unit for Experimental Psychiatry
1016 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BA (Biology)
University of Delaware Honors College, 2007.
PhD (Neuroscience)
Tulane Brain Institute, Tulane University, 2019.
Post-Graduate Training
Biomedical Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2019-2022.
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Selected Publications

Jones CW*, Basner M*, Mollicone DJ, Mott CM, Dinges DF: Sleep deficiency in spaceflight is associated with degraded neurobehavioral functions and elevated stress in astronauts on six-month missions aboard the International Space Station. Sleep 45(3): zsac006, March 2022 Notes: *Co-first Authors.

Galli O*, Jones CW*, Larson O, Basner M, Dinges DF: Predictors of interindividual differences in vulnerability to neurobehavioral consequences of chronic partial sleep restriction. Sleep 45(1): zsab278, January 2022 Notes: *Co-first authors.

Howell MP, Jones CW, Herman CA, Mayne CV, Fernandez C, Theall KP, Drury SS: Impact of prenatal tobacco smoking on infant telomere length trajectory and ADHD symptoms at 18 months: a longitudinal cohort study. BMC Medicine 20: 153, April 2022.

Cordoza M, Jones CW, Dinges DF: Biologic effects of disrupted sleep. Sleep in Critical Illness. G. L. Weinhouse & J. W. Devlin (eds.). Springer, Cham, 2022.

Tu D, Basner M, Smith MG, Williams ES, Ryder VE, Romoser AA, Ecker A, Aeschbach D, Stahn AC, Jones CW, Howard K, Kaizi-Lutu M, Dinges DF, Shou H: Dynamic ensemble prediction of cognitive performance in spaceflight. Scientific Reports 12: 11032, June 2022.

Esteves K*, Jones CW*, Wade M, Callerame K, Smith AK, Theall KP, Drury SS: Adverse childhood experiences: Implications for offspring telomere length and psychopathology. American Journal of Psychiatry 177(1): 47-57, January 2020 Notes: *Co-first authors.

Jones CW, Esteves K, Gray SAO, Clarke TN, Callerame K, Theall KP, Drury SS: The transgenerational transmission of maternal adverse childhood experiences (ACEs): Insights from placental aging and infant autonomic nervous system reactivity. Psychoneuroendocrinology 106: 20-27, August 2019.

Jones CW, Gray SAO, Theall KP, Drury SS: Polymorphic variation in the SLC5A7 gene influences infant autonomic reactivity and self-regulation: A neurobiological model for ANS stress responsivity and infant temperament. Psychoneuroendocrinology 97: 28-36, November 2018.

Dismukes A, Shirtcliff E, Jones CW, Zeanah C, Theall K, Drury S: The development of the cortisol response to dyadic stressors in Black and White infants. Development and Psychopathology 30(5): 1995-2008, December 2018.

Drury S, Howell BR, Jones CW, Esteves K, Morin E, Schlesinger R, Meyer JS, Baker K, Sanchez MM: Shaping long-term primate development: telomere length trajectory as an indicator of early maternal maltreatment and predictor of future physiologic regulation. Development and Psychopathology 59(5): 1539-1551, December 2017.

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