George C Brainard

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Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Blue light from light-emitting diodes elicits a dose-dependent suppression of melatonin in humans
    Kathleen E West
    Dept of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 110:619-26. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Photons, clocks, and consciousness
    George C Brainard
    Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 20:314-25. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Sensitivity of the human circadian system to short-wavelength (420-nm) light
    George C Brainard
    Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 23:379-86. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Dim light adaptation attenuates acute melatonin suppression in humans
    Samar A Jasser
    Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 21:394-404. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Toward optimizing lighting as a countermeasure to sleep and circadian disruption in space flight
    Robert L Fucci
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acta Astronaut 56:1017-24. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint High-intensity red light suppresses melatonin
    John P Hanifin
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Chronobiol Int 23:251-68. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Inferior retinal light exposure is more effective than superior retinal exposure in suppressing melatonin in humans
    Gena Glickman
    Department of Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 18:71-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Photoreception for circadian, neuroendocrine, and neurobehavioral regulation
    John P Hanifin
    Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Physiol Anthropol 26:87-94. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Light during darkness and cancer: relationships in circadian photoreception and tumor biology
    Samar A Jasser
    Department of Neurology, Light Research Program, Thomas Jefferson University, 1025 Walnut Street, Suite 507, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:515-23. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Ocular input for human melatonin regulation: relevance to breast cancer
    Gena Glickman
    Department of Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, 1015 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:17-22. 2002

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Blue light from light-emitting diodes elicits a dose-dependent suppression of melatonin in humans
    Kathleen E West
    Dept of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 110:619-26. 2011
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Photons, clocks, and consciousness
    George C Brainard
    Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 20:314-25. 2005
    ..These findings open the door to innovations in light therapy for circadian and affective disorders, as well as possible architectural light applications...
  3. doi request reprint Sensitivity of the human circadian system to short-wavelength (420-nm) light
    George C Brainard
    Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 23:379-86. 2008
    ..04). Together, the results clarify the visible short-wavelength sensitivity of the human melatonin suppression action spectrum. This basic physiological finding may be useful for optimizing lighting for therapeutic and other applications...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dim light adaptation attenuates acute melatonin suppression in humans
    Samar A Jasser
    Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 21:394-404. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Toward optimizing lighting as a countermeasure to sleep and circadian disruption in space flight
    Robert L Fucci
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acta Astronaut 56:1017-24. 2005
    ..04 and p<0.002). These studies will help optimize lighting countermeasures to circadian and sleep disruption during spaceflight...
  6. ncbi request reprint High-intensity red light suppresses melatonin
    John P Hanifin
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Chronobiol Int 23:251-68. 2006
    ..That physiology, and its potential for responding to red light, has implications for domestic applications involving animal care, the lighting of typical human environments, and advanced applications such as space exploration...
  7. ncbi request reprint Inferior retinal light exposure is more effective than superior retinal exposure in suppressing melatonin in humans
    Gena Glickman
    Department of Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 18:71-9. 2003
    ..Findings suggest a greater sensitivity or denser distribution of photoreceptors in the inferior retina are involved in light detection for the retinohypothalamic tract of humans...
  8. ncbi request reprint Photoreception for circadian, neuroendocrine, and neurobehavioral regulation
    John P Hanifin
    Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Physiol Anthropol 26:87-94. 2007
    ..These findings are important in understanding how humans adapt to lighting conditions in modern society and will provide the basis for major changes in future architectural lighting strategies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Light during darkness and cancer: relationships in circadian photoreception and tumor biology
    Samar A Jasser
    Department of Neurology, Light Research Program, Thomas Jefferson University, 1025 Walnut Street, Suite 507, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:515-23. 2006
    ..Continued rigorous empirical inquiry into the physiology and clinical implications of these habitual, integrated aspects of life is highly warranted at this time...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ocular input for human melatonin regulation: relevance to breast cancer
    Gena Glickman
    Department of Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, 1015 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 23:17-22. 2002
    ..It is now necessary to reevaluate lighting strategies, with consideration of circadian influences, in an effort to maximize physiological homeostasis and health...
  11. ncbi request reprint Light therapy for seasonal affective disorder with blue narrow-band light-emitting diodes (LEDs)
    Gena Glickman
    Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 59:502-7. 2006
    ..Short wavelength light (blue) has demonstrated potency as a stimulus for acute melatonin suppression and circadian phase shifting...
  12. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of mindfulness-based art therapy (MBAT) for women with cancer
    Daniel A Monti
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Psychooncology 15:363-73. 2006
    ..This investigation of MBAT provides initial encouraging data that support a possible future role for the intervention as a psychosocial treatment option for cancer patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mindfulness-based stress reduction lowers psychological distress in medical students
    Steven Rosenzweig
    Center for Integrative Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Teach Learn Med 15:88-92. 2003
    ..Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is an educational intervention designed to improve coping skills and reduce emotional distress...