MARIANA FIGUEIRO

Summary

Affiliation: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Phototransduction for human melatonin suppression
    Mark S Rea
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
    J Pineal Res 32:209-13. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Retinal mechanisms determine the subadditive response to polychromatic light by the human circadian system
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 21 Union Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Neurosci Lett 438:242-5. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Health consequences of shift work and implications for structural design
    M G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Perinatol 33:S17-23. 2013
  4. pmc Field measurements of light exposures and circadian disruption in two populations of older adults
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 31:711-5. 2012
  5. pmc Preliminary evidence that light through the eyelids can suppress melatonin and phase shift dim light melatonin onset
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 21 Union Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:221. 2012
  6. pmc Circadian light
    Mark S Rea
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 21 Union Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Circadian Rhythms 8:2. 2010
  7. pmc A new approach to understanding the impact of circadian disruption on human health
    Mark S Rea
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 21 Union Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Circadian Rhythms 6:7. 2008
  8. pmc Lack of short-wavelength light during the school day delays dim light melatonin onset (DLMO) in middle school students
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 31:92-6. 2010
  9. pmc Evening daylight may cause adolescents to sleep less in spring than in winter
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    Chronobiol Int 27:1242-58. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of light from computer monitors on melatonin levels in college students
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 32:158-63. 2011

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Phototransduction for human melatonin suppression
    Mark S Rea
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
    J Pineal Res 32:209-13. 2002
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Retinal mechanisms determine the subadditive response to polychromatic light by the human circadian system
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 21 Union Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Neurosci Lett 438:242-5. 2008
    ..This study demonstrates for the first time that subadditivity is due to spectrally opponent (color) retinal neurons...
  3. doi request reprint Health consequences of shift work and implications for structural design
    M G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Perinatol 33:S17-23. 2013
    ..In the context of the lighted environment, implications for the design of newborn intensive care units are also discussed...
  4. pmc Field measurements of light exposures and circadian disruption in two populations of older adults
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 31:711-5. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Preliminary evidence that light through the eyelids can suppress melatonin and phase shift dim light melatonin onset
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 21 Union Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    BMC Res Notes 5:221. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Circadian light
    Mark S Rea
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 21 Union Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Circadian Rhythms 8:2. 2010
    ..Finally, circadian light (CLA) and circadian stimulus (CS) calculation procedures based on a published mathematical model of human circadian phototransduction are presented with an example...
  7. pmc A new approach to understanding the impact of circadian disruption on human health
    Mark S Rea
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 21 Union Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    J Circadian Rhythms 6:7. 2008
    ..Ecological studies of human exposures to light are virtually nonexistent, however, making it difficult to determine if, in fact, light-induced circadian disruption directly affects human health...
  8. pmc Lack of short-wavelength light during the school day delays dim light melatonin onset (DLMO) in middle school students
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 31:92-6. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate whether removal of short-wavelength light during the morning hours delayed the onset of melatonin in young adults...
  9. pmc Evening daylight may cause adolescents to sleep less in spring than in winter
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    Chronobiol Int 27:1242-58. 2010
    ..Therefore, lighting schemes that reduce evening light in the spring may encourage longer sleep times in adolescents...
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of light from computer monitors on melatonin levels in college students
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 32:158-63. 2011
    ..Melatonin suppression resulting from exposure to light at night has been linked to increased risk for diseases. The impact of luminous cathode ray tube (CRT) computer monitors on melatonin suppression was investigated...
  11. pmc Lighting and perceptual cues: effects on gait measures of older adults at high and low risk for falls
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 21 Union Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:49. 2011
    ..As a person ages, gait becomes slower and stride becomes shorter, especially in dimly lighted environments. Falls risk has been associated with reduced speed and increased gait variability...
  12. pmc Implications of controlled short-wavelength light exposure for sleep in older adults
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 21 Union Street 3rd floor, Troy, NY, 12180, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:334. 2011
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  13. pmc Preliminary evidence that both blue and red light can induce alertness at night
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
    BMC Neurosci 10:105. 2009
    ..If it were shown that a moderate level of red light impacts alertness, it would have had to occur via a pathway other than through the circadian system...
  14. pmc A personal light-treatment device for improving sleep quality in the elderly: dynamics of nocturnal melatonin suppression at two exposure levels
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York 12180, USA
    Chronobiol Int 26:726-39. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint On light as an alerting stimulus at night
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 21 Union Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 67:171-8. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Circadian effectiveness of two polychromatic lights in suppressing human nocturnal melatonin
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Neurosci Lett 406:293-7. 2006
    ..Some practical implications of these results are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of additivity failure in human circadian phototransduction
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 26:493-8. 2005
    ..We directly test subadditivity, implied by spectral opponency, in human circadian phototransduction in response to nearly monochromatic and to polychromatic light...
  18. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evidence for spectral opponency in the suppression of melatonin by light in humans
    Mariana G Figueiro
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 21 Union Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Neuroreport 15:313-6. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Additivity in murine circadian phototransduction
    John D Bullough
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Zoolog Sci 22:223-7. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint Of mice and women: light as a circadian stimulus in breast cancer research
    John D Bullough
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 21 Union Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:375-83. 2006
    ..In this paper, we propose a quantitative framework for comparing radiometric and photometric quantities in human and rodent studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint A model of phototransduction by the human circadian system
    Mark S Rea
    Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 21 Union Street, Troy, NY 12180, USA
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 50:213-28. 2005
    ..The proposed model offers a framework for hypothesis testing and subsequent discussion of the practical aspects of architectural lighting with respect to light and health...
  22. doi request reprint On melatonin suppression from polychromatic and narrowband light
    John D Bullough
    Chronobiol Int 25:653-6. 2008