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Dinges, David F.
Experiment Participation:
+ Psychomotor Vigilance Test (PVT) on ISS (Reaction)
Experiment Performed on: +Expedition 21   +Expedition 22   +Expedition 23   +Expedition 24   +Expedition 25   +Expedition 26   +Expedition 27   +Expedition 28   +Expedition 29   +Expedition 30   +Expedition 31   +Expedition 32   +Expedition 33   +Expedition 34   +Expedition 35   +Expedition 36   +Expedition 37   +Expedition 38   +Expedition 43   +Expedition 44   +Expedition 45   +Expedition 46  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Objective Monitoring of Crew Neurobehavioral Functions (105-day Russian Chamber Study) (NCC958NBPF00004)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Countermeasures to Neurobehavioral Deficits from Cumulative Partial Sleep Deprivation during Space Flight (NCC958HPF00204)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Readiness to Perform in a Space Analog Environment (NCC958NBPF00802)
Experiment Performed on: +NEEMO 12   +NEEMO 9  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Markers of Susceptibility to Neurobehavioral Decrements in Space Flight (NCC958NBPF02801)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Cognitive Performance and Stress in a Simulated Space Environment (NCC958NBPF00805)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Countermeasures to Neurobehavioral Deficits from Cumulative Sleep Deprivation during Space Flight: Dose-Response Effects of Recovery Sleep Opportunities (NCC958HPF00404)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Develop and Implement Operational Ground Testing Protocols to Individualize Astronaut Sleep Medication Efficacy and Individual Effects (Sleep_Meds_Pilot)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Operational Ground Testing Protocol to Optimize Astronaut Sleep Medication Efficacy and Individual Effects (Sleep_Meds_Phase_II)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Development of a User Interface for the PVT SelfTest (PST) (NCC958NBPF00002)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Optical Computer Recognition of Performance Under Stress (NCC958NBPF00402)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Optical Computer Recognition of Stress, Affect and Fatigue during Performance in Space Flight (NCC958NBPF01601)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Operational Evaluation of a Photic Countermeasure to Improve Alertness, Performance, and Mood During Night-Shift Work on the 105-Day Study (NCC958HFP00002)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Sleep-Wake Medications in Space Flight: Review of Best Practices (NCC958HPF00002)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Vigilance, Stress and Sleep/Wake Measures and Low Autonomy Study in NEEMO 13-A Simulated Space Environment (NCC958NBPF00803)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Vigilance, Stress and Sleep/Wake Measures in NEEMO 14-A Simulated Space Environment (NCC958NBPF00804)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ MiniCog: A Portable and Fast Assessment of Cognitive Functions (NCC958NBPF00405)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Speech Monitoring of Cognitive Deficits and Stress (NCC958NBPF00406)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Objective Monitoring of Crew Neurobehavioral Functions in Mars 520-Day Simulation (NCC958NBPF00006)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Individualized Real-Time Neurocognitive Assessment Toolkit for Space Flight Fatigue (Cognition)
Experiment Performed on: +Expedition 42   +Expedition 43   +Expedition 44   +Expedition 45   +Expedition 46   +Expedition 47  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Optical Computer Recognition of Stress, Affect and Fatigue in Space Flight (OCR_Validation)
Experiment Performed on: +HERA Campaign 1   +HERA Campaign 2   +HERA Campaign 3  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Countermeasures for Performance Deficits from Sleep Loss and Workload in Space Flight (NCC958HFP01602)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Biomarkers as Predictors of Resiliency and Susceptibility to Stress in Space Flight (NNX14AN49G)
Experiment Performed on: +HERA Campaign 2   +HERA Campaign 3  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Neurostructural, Cognitive, and Physiologic Changes During a 1-year Antarctic Winter-Over Mission (NNX14AM81G)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Standardized Behavioral Measures for Detecting Behavioral Health Risks during Exploration Missions (NNX15AK76A)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground   +HERA Campaign 3   +Expedition 58   +Expedition 59  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Cognitive Performance and Crew Cohesion during Confinement in NASA’s Human Research Program Human Exploration Research Analog (NNX14AH98G)
Experiment Performed on: +HERA Campaign 1   +HERA Campaign 2  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Effects of Isolation and Confinement on Hippocampal Volume and Visuo-Spatial Memory (Vol_Spatial_Memory)
Experiment Performed on: +HERA Campaign 3  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Hybrid Training - A Sensory Stimulation Countermeasure for Long Duration Space Exploration Missions (NNX16AI53G)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ The Impact of Objectively Measured Sleep Deficiency and Circadian Misalignment on Performance during Spaceflight (NCC958HFP04504)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ Hyper.Campus -Effects of Artificial Gravity on Structural and Functional Plasticity during Head-Down Tilt Bed Rest (80NSSC18K0765)
Experiment Performed on: +Ground  
Role: Co-Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
+ NSCOR for Evaluating Risk Factors and Biomarkers for Adaptation and Resilience to Spaceflight: Emotional Valence and Social Processes in ICC/ICE Environments (80NSSC17K0644)
Experiment Performed on: +HERA Campaign 5  
Role: Principal Investigator
Degree: Ph.D.
Institution: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States