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)

Prof. Gunga

receives the "Diploma titular de Academia National de Cienca", Lima 2019

Prof. Gunga at Reception in the Naturkundemuseum Berlin

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.

Prof. Gunga

at the 22nd IAA Humans in Space Symposium 11-14 November, 2019 Dubai, UAE

Yukon Arctic Ultra 2019

For the fourth time, we conduct our study on physiological changes in this extreme environment

Prof. Gunga @ World Health Summit 2018

Interview with "Berliner Zeitung" July 2017

Interview about our research activities (German language)

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News about our current research - click above for video

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

Chile Alma Observatory Study

Investigating the physiological reactions to hypobaric conditions

Cognitive Function in Space

Investigating neuro-cognitive function under simulated conditions of space


Investigating the changes in thermoragulation under real microgravity aboard ISS

Mars 500

500 days of a simulated journey to the Red Planet

Nathan Zuntz - pioneer in altitude physiology

His life and work by Prof. Dr. Hanns-Christian Gunga

Center for Space Medicine at the Charité-CCO in Berlin

Where we are based