HELEN JULIA BURGESS

Summary

Affiliation: Rush University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Advancing circadian rhythms before eastward flight: a strategy to prevent or reduce jet lag
    Charmane I Eastman
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Psychology Department, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Sleep 28:33-44. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Short nights reduce light-induced circadian phase delays in humans
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL 60612, USA
    Sleep 29:25-30. 2006
  3. pmc Measuring melatonin in humans
    Susan Benloucif
    Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 4:66-9. 2008
  4. pmc Evening ambient light exposure can reduce circadian phase advances to morning light independent of sleep deprivation
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Sleep Res 22:83-8. 2013
  5. pmc Can small shifts in circadian phase affect performance?
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Appl Ergon 44:109-11. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint The dim light melatonin onset following fixed and free sleep schedules
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Sleep Res 14:229-37. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Short nights attenuate light-induced circadian phase advances in humans
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 425, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4437-40. 2005
  8. pmc A three pulse phase response curve to three milligrams of melatonin in humans
    Helen J Burgess
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 425, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Physiol 586:639-47. 2008
  9. pmc Individual differences in the amount and timing of salivary melatonin secretion
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e3055. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Bright light therapy for winter depression--is phase advancing beneficial?
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Chronobiol Int 21:759-75. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Sleep Length and Circadian Regulation in Humans
    HELEN JULIA BURGESS; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Sleep Length and Circadian Regulation in Humans
    Helen Burgess; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Advancing circadian rhythms before eastward flight: a strategy to prevent or reduce jet lag
    Charmane I Eastman
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Psychology Department, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Sleep 28:33-44. 2005
    ..To develop a practical pre-eastward flight treatment to advance circadian rhythms as much as possible but not misalign them with sleep...
  2. ncbi request reprint Short nights reduce light-induced circadian phase delays in humans
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL 60612, USA
    Sleep 29:25-30. 2006
    ..Short sleep episodes are common in modern society. We recently demonstrated that short nights reduce phase advances to light. Here we show that short nights also reduce phase delays to light...
  3. pmc Measuring melatonin in humans
    Susan Benloucif
    Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 4:66-9. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Evening ambient light exposure can reduce circadian phase advances to morning light independent of sleep deprivation
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Sleep Res 22:83-8. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Can small shifts in circadian phase affect performance?
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Appl Ergon 44:109-11. 2013
    ..05). These results add to previous reports that suggest that humans may be sensitive to commonly occurring small shifts in circadian timing...
  6. ncbi request reprint The dim light melatonin onset following fixed and free sleep schedules
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Sleep Res 14:229-37. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Short nights attenuate light-induced circadian phase advances in humans
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 425, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4437-40. 2005
    ..Although it is recognized that there is an increasing trend in modern society toward shorter sleep time, it is not known how short nights (long photoperiods) affect the human circadian system...
  8. pmc A three pulse phase response curve to three milligrams of melatonin in humans
    Helen J Burgess
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 425, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Physiol 586:639-47. 2008
    ..This new PRC will aid in determining the optimal time to administer exogenous melatonin to achieve desired phase shifts and demonstrates that using exogenous melatonin as a sleep aid at night has minimal phase shifting effects...
  9. pmc Individual differences in the amount and timing of salivary melatonin secretion
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e3055. 2008
    ..Lifestyle and behavioral variables were only able to explain about 15% of the individual variability in the amount of melatonin secretion, which is likely because of a substantial genetic influence on the levels of melatonin secretion...
  10. ncbi request reprint Bright light therapy for winter depression--is phase advancing beneficial?
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Chronobiol Int 21:759-75. 2004
    ..In any case, regardless of the mechanism for the antidepressant effect of morning light, it can be enhanced when patients sleep at the ideal circadian phase and reduced when they sleep at a more abnormal circadian phase...
  11. ncbi request reprint Early versus late bedtimes phase shift the human dim light melatonin rhythm despite a fixed morning lights on time
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurosci Lett 356:115-8. 2004
    ..These results suggest that when people truncate their sleep by delaying their bedtime they also significantly phase delay their circadian rhythms and/or when people advance their bedtime their circadian rhythms advance...
  12. pmc Human phase response curves to three days of daily melatonin: 0.5 mg versus 3.0 mg
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:3325-31. 2010
    ..Phase response curves (PRCs) to melatonin exist, but none compare different doses of melatonin using the same protocol...
  13. pmc Preflight adjustment to eastward travel: 3 days of advancing sleep with and without morning bright light
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 18:318-28. 2003
    ..More days of preflight treatment could be used to produce even larger phase advances and potentially eliminate jet lag...
  14. pmc Partial sleep deprivation reduces phase advances to light in humans
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 25:460-8. 2010
    ..This may have significant implications for the sleep-deprived general population and for the bright light treatment of circadian rhythm sleep disorders such as delayed sleep phase disorder...
  15. ncbi request reprint A late wake time phase delays the human dim light melatonin rhythm
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 425, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurosci Lett 395:191-5. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the results suggest that when people truncate their sleep by waking early their circadian clocks phase advance and when people wake late their circadian clocks phase delay...
  16. pmc Racial differences in the human endogenous circadian period
    Mark R Smith
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6014. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint Advancing human circadian rhythms with afternoon melatonin and morning intermittent bright light
    Victoria L Revell
    Biological Rhythms Research Lab, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:54-9. 2006
    ..Both light and melatonin can be used to phase shift the human circadian clock, but the phase-advancing effect of the combination has not been extensively investigated...
  18. ncbi request reprint Estimating cardiac autonomic activity during sleep: impedance cardiography, spectral analysis, and Poincaré plots
    Helen J Burgess
    Research Laboratory on Sleep, Chronobiology and Neuroendocrinology, Section of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:19-28. 2004
    ..To compare noninvasive measures of cardiac autonomic activity during sleep...
  19. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the dim light melatonin onset and sleep on a regular schedule in young healthy adults
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 1:102-14. 2003
    ..77, r = 0.68 respectively), but bedtime was not (r = 0.36). The possibility of predicting young healthy normally entrained people's DLMOs from their sleep times is discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Bright light, dark and melatonin can promote circadian adaptation in night shift workers
    Helen J Burgess
    Biological Rhythms Research Laboratory, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, 1645 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 425, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 6:407-20. 2002
    ..We conclude this review by discussing the impact of individual differences on possible circadian interventions and issues associated with the use of bright light interventions in the field...
  21. ncbi request reprint The ability to self-monitor performance during a week of simulated night shifts
    Jillian Dorrian
    The Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia
    Sleep 26:871-7. 2003
    ..The aim of the current study was to investigate the ability to self-monitor performance during a week of simulated night shifts...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of sleep pressure on endogenous cardiac autonomic activity and body temperature
    Alexandra L Holmes
    Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia
    J Appl Physiol 92:2578-84. 2002
    ..A downregulation of cardiac autonomic activity during both extended hours of wakefulness and subsequent sleep may respectively provide "protection" and "recovery" from the temporal extension of cardiac demand...
  23. pmc Human tau in an ultradian light-dark cycle
    Helen J Burgess
    J Biol Rhythms 23:374-6. 2008
  24. ncbi request reprint The case for trait determinants of arousal and sleepiness
    Edward J Stepanski
    Sleep 28:664-5. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythm sleep disorders
    Kathryn J Reid
    Center for Sleep and Circadian Biology, Northwestern University, 2205 Tech Drive, Hogan Hall 2 160, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Prim Care 32:449-73. 2005
    ..However, as the understanding of the physiologic and genetic basis of sleep and circadian rhythm regulation advances, even more practical and effective treatments should become available...
  26. ncbi request reprint A sedentary day: effects on subsequent sleep and body temperatures in trained athletes
    Jonathan F E Hague
    Centre for Sleep Research, Level 5, The Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Road, Woodville SA 5011, Australia
    Physiol Behav 78:261-7. 2003
    ..Thus, the data indicate that reducing exercise has significant effects on sleep that may have implications for athletes tapering for competition...

Research Grants4

  1. Sleep Length and Circadian Regulation in Humans
    HELEN JULIA BURGESS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. Sleep Length and Circadian Regulation in Humans
    Helen Burgess; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....