A visit from Caen University
Representatives from Caen University visited the anthropometry labs. Here, a new degree course within the ERASMUS-program is planned.
Berlin University Alliance "Heat and Health"
An on-site visit took place on June 25th at Campus Benjamin Franklin as part of the "Heat and Health" initiative.
Lecture Series "Climate Change"
Climate change is a global challenge, perhaps the most important of the 21st century. Click above to access the Youtube-Video of this lecture series featuring Prof. Gunga on health-issues arising from climate change (lecture in German).
New Publications by AG Stahn
In their most recent paper „COVID-19—The largest isolation study in history” published in NPJ Microgravity, Drs. Stahn & Chouker describe parallels of spaceﬂight analogs and the COVID-19 pandemic for a better understanding of neurobehavioral and immunological implications of social isolation and how to mitigate related adverse health conditions. Click the image for details.
New Publications by AG Stahn
New publications from AG Stahn were made in Lancet Neurology, NeuroImage and Frontiers in Neural Circuits. Click the image above for further details.
Prof. Gunga in "Hirschhausens Stern"
Dr. Eckart von Hirschhausen conducted a comprehensive interview with Prof. Gunga regarding thermoregulation of the human body, climate change and the impact of the Covid-19-pandemic. It can be found in the actual issue of "Hirschhausens Stern" (Ausgabe 5, 2020). Click above for more information (PDF in German).
Oustanding Publication of 2019
The research article "Brain Changes in Response to Long Antarctic Expeditions" published in the "New England Journal of Medicine" (Impact Factor: 71), regarding the effects of social isolation and extreme environmental conditions on the brain, has gained the highest internet attention of all publications of the Charité in 2019. Click above for more information (PDF).
Sweating can be trained
Prof. Dr. Hanns-Christian Gunga gives a comprehensive interview about the impact of climate change and heat-waves on human health. A PDF from "Die Welt" (article in German) can be found by clicking the picture above.
Interview with Asst. Professor Dr. Alexander Stahn
regarding similarities between isolation in Antarctica and the current "Corona"-Crisis. (Article in German)
Dr. Martina Maggioni and colleagues
sucessfully install the first weather-station in Siaya, Kenya. Greetings from Research Unit 2936. Further information can be found at: https://www.cch-africa.de
receives the "Diploma titular de Academia National de Cienca", Lima 2019
Brain Changes in Response to Long Antarctic Expeditions
Asst. Prof. Dr. Alexander Stahn has led a long duration study to investigate isolation and confinement in Antarctica on the human brain. The results were published in the "New England Journal of Medicine". A PDF from "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" (article in German) can be found by clicking the picture above.
at the 22nd IAA Humans in Space Symposium 11-14 November, 2019 Dubai, UAE
Greetings from ISS
Alexander Gerst wearing the Double-Sensor for "Circadian Rhythms"-Experiment
From Space to Earth
Studies to simulate life in space on earth
From Earth to Space
Technologies and applications to serve men and women in space
Exercise in Extreme Environments
Investigating the physiological impact of the Yukon Arctic Ultramarathon
Cognitive Function in Space
Investigating neuro-cognitive function under simulated conditions of space