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Alexander C. Stahn

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.
State Exam
Berlin Senate of Education, Research and Science, 2008.
Ph.D.
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Doctor of Science in Medicine), 2008.
Post-Graduate Training
Research Associate, Brain Function and Exercise , Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 2008-2008.
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Description of Research Expertise

Neurobehavioral adaptations in extreme environments

Selected Publications

Stahn, A.C., Ruparel, K., Roalf, D., Gur, R., Friedl-Werner, A., Brauns, K., Gunga, HC., Mulder, E, Mühl, C, Gerlach, D., Dinges, D.F., Basner, M., & Kühn, S. : Hyper.Campus – effects of Artifiical Gravity on Structural and Functional Brain Plasticity During Head-Down Tilt Bed Rest. Talk at the NASA Human Research Program IWS – Enabling the Future: The Pathway to Moon and Mars, Galveston, February 7-10, 2022 2022.

Feiveson, A.H., Krieger, S.S., von Scheven, G., Crucian, B.E., Bürkle, A., Stahn, A.C., Wu, H., & Moreno-Villanueva, M.: DNA Damage and Radiosensitivity in Blood Cells from Subjects Undergoing 45 Days of Isolation and Confinement: An Explorative Study. Curr Issues Mol Biol 44(2): 654–669, 2022.

Jones, C., Kaizi-Lutu, M., Stahn, A.C., Roma, P., Strangman, G., Ivkovic, V., Bilker, W., Stuster, J., Ecker. A., & Dinges, D.F. : Data Harmonization of NASA Behavioral Health and Performance (BHP) Standardized Behavioral Measures To Identify Behavioral Responses Across Spaceflight Analog Missions. Poster at the NASA Human Research Program IWS – Enabling the Future: The Pathway to Moon and Mars, Galveston, February 7-10, 2022 2022.

Dinges, D.F., Hensch, T., Stahn, A.C., Basner, M., Nindl, B., Martin, B., Roalf, D., Gur, R.C., Landon, L., Cordoza, M., Bilker, W., Kaizi-Lutu, M., Jones, C., Kayser, M., Dev, S., & Bell, S.: 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 – Enabling the Future: The Pathway to Moon and Mars, Galveston, February 7-10, 2022 2022.

Jones, C., Basner, M., Kaizi-Lutu, M., Stahn, A.C., Tononi, G., Riedner, B., Garcia-Molina, G., & Dinges, D.F.: Evaluation of SMARTSLEEP Technology for Improving the Efficiency and Restorative Quality of Sleep in Healthy Adults in Order to Mitigate Cognitive Performance Deficits Due to Sleep restriction and Emergency Awakenings. Poster at the NASA Human Research Program IWS – Enabling the Future: The Pathway to Moon and Mars, Galveston, February 7-10, 2022 2022.

Stahn, A.C., & Kühn, S.: Extreme Environments for Understanding Brain and Cognition. Trends Cogn Sci 26(1): 1-3, 2022.

Basner, M., Stahn, A.C., Dinges, D.F., Smith, M., Ecker, A., Howard, K., Bell, S., Moore, T., Roalf, D., & Gur, R.: Temporal Nature of Cognitive and Visuospatial Brain Domain Changes During Long-Duration Low-Earth Orbit Missions: Neurostructural and Cognitive Changes (Project A). Poster at the NASA Human Research Program IWS – Enabling the Future: The Pathway to Moon and Mars, Galveston, February 7-10, 2022 2022.

Stahn, A.C., Basner, M., Riecke, B., Hartley, T., Wolbers, T., Brauns, K., Friedl-Werner, A., Denise, P., Besnard, S., Gunga. H.C., 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 – Enabling the Future: The Pathway to Moon and Mars, Galveston, February 7-10, 2022 2022.

Bunchek, J., Dinges, D.F., Basner, M., Park-Chavar, S., Kaizi-Lutu, M., Roma, P., Wheeler, R., Massa, G., Fritsche, R., & Stahn, A.C.: Veggie on ICE: The Effects of Plan Production on Human Behavioral Health in Long-Duration Antarctic Overwintering Missions. Poster at the NASA Human Research Program IWS – Enabling the Future: The Pathway to Moon and Mars, Galveston, February 7-10, 2022 2022.

Stahn, A.C., Bell, S., Brauns, K., Dinges, D.F., Fischer, F., Friedl-Werner, A., Gerlach, D., Gur, R., Ivkovic, V., Johannes, B., Kühn, S., Mühl, C., Piechowski, S., Roalf, D., Strangman, G., Whiting, S., & Basner, M.: NEO – Mars Adaptative Training Integrative Knowledge System (MATRIKS) To Improve Operational Performance and Its Neural Basis for Spaceflight Poster at the NASA Human Research Program IWS – Enabling the Future: The Pathway to Moon and Mars, Galveston, February 7-10, 2022 2022.

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