Christopher Jones, PhD

Christopher Jones, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Division of Sleep and Chronobiology, Department of Psychiatry

Effects of gravity, hypokinesia and extreme environments on cognitive performance and its neural circuitry; effectiveness of countermeasures to mitigate any negative neurobehavioral effects; applying knowledge from space medicine to aging research

ESA/DLR: Impact of Long-Duration Spaceflight on Hippocampal Volume and Visuo-Spatial Memory (PI)


Mendt, S., Maggioni, M.A., Nordine, M., Steinach, M., Opatz, O., Belavý, D., Felsenberg, D., Koch, J., Shang, P., Gunga, H.C., and Stahn, A. Circadian rhythms in bed rest: Monitoring core body temperature via heat-flux approach is superior to skin surface temperature. Chronobiology International. In Press, 2016,


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