Prof. Dr. Christian Cajochen

Head Centre for Chronobiology, Biologist

Publications

2022

Münch, M; Goldbach, R; Zumstein, N; Vonmoos, P; Scartezzini, J -L; Wirz-Justice, A; Cajochen, C

Preliminary evidence that daily light exposure enhances the antibody response to influenza vaccination in patients with dementia Journal Article Forthcoming

Brain, Behavior, & Immunity - Health, Forthcoming.

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Altena, E; Baglioni, C; Sanz-Arigita, E; Cajochen, C; Riemann, D

How to deal with sleep problems during heatwaves: practical recommendations from the European Insomnia Network Journal Article Forthcoming

Journal of Sleep Research, Forthcoming.

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Garbazza, C; Hackethal, S; Migliore, E; D'Agostino, A; Serrati, C; Fanti, V; Riccardi, S; Baiardi, S; Cicolin, A; Borgwardt, S; Mondini, S; Cirignotta, F; Cajochen, C; Manconi, M; study group, “Life-ON”

Influence of chronotype on the incidence and severity of perinatal depression in the "Life-ON" study Journal Article

Journal of Affective Disorders, 317 , pp. 245-255, 2022.

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Blume, C; Niedernhuber, M; Spitschan, M; Slawik, H C; Meyer, M P; Bekinschtein, T A; Cajochen, C

Melatonin suppression does not automatically alter sleepiness, vigilance, sensory processing, or sleep Journal Article

SLEEP, 2022.

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Garbazza, C; Cirignotta, F; D'Agostino, A; Cicolin, A; Hackethal, S; Wirz-Justice, A; Cajochen, C; Manconi, M

Sustained remission from perinatal depression after bright light therapy: a pilot randomised, placebo-controlled trial Journal Article Forthcoming

Acta Psychiatr Scand, Forthcoming.

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Chellappa, S L; Bromundt, V; Frey, S; Schlote, T; Goldblum, D; Cajochen, C

Cross-sectional study of intraocular cataract lens replacement, circadian rest-activity rhythms, and sleep quality in older adults Journal Article

Sleep, 45 (4), pp. zsac027, 2022.

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Benedetti, M; Maierová, L; Cajochen, C; Scartezzini, J -L; Münch, M

Optimized office lighting advances melatonin phase and peripheral heat loss prior bedtime Journal Article

Scientific Reports, 12 , pp. 4267, 2022.

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Birchler-Pedross, A; Frey, S; Cajochen, C; Chellappa, S L

Circadian and sleep modulation of dreaming in women with major depression Journal Article

Clocks & Sleep, 4 (1), pp. 114-128, 2022.

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Cajochen, C; Stefani, O; Schöllhorn, I; Lang, D; Chellappa, S

Influence of evening light exposure on polysomnographically assessed night-time sleep: A systematic review with meta-analysis Journal Article

Lighting Research & Technology, 0 , pp. 1-16, 2022.

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Gimenez, M; Stefani, O; Cajochen, C; Lang, D; Deuring, G; Schlangen, L J M

Predicting melatonin suppression by light in humans: unifying photoreceptor-based equivalent daylight illuminances, spectral composition, timing and duration of light exposure Journal Article

Journal of Pineal Research, 2022.

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2021

Cajochen, C; Weber, J; Estrada, A J; Kobayashi, K; Gabel, V

Circadian and homeostatic sleep-wake regulation of secretory immunoglobulin A (sIgA): Effects of environmental light and recovery sleep Journal Article

Brain, Behaviour, Immunity, & Health, pp. 100394, 2021.

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Spitschan, M; Garbazza, C; Kohl, S; Cajochen, C

Sleep and circadian phenotype in people without cone-mediated vision: a case series of five CNGB3 and two CNGA3 patients Journal Article

Brain Communications, 2021.

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Weibel, J; Lin, Y -S; Landolt, H -P; Berthomier, C; Brandenwinder, M; Kistler, J; Rehm, S; Rentsch, K; Meyer, M; Borgwardt, S; Cajochen, C; Reichert, C F

Regular caffeine intake delays REM sleep promotion and attenuates sleep quality in healthy men Journal Article

Journal of Biological Rhythms, 2021.

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Stefani, O; Cajochen, C

Should We Re-think Regulations and Standards for Lighting at Workplaces? A Practice Review on Existing Lighting Recommendations Journal Article

Frontiers in psychiatry, 12 , 2021.

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Blume, C; Cajochen, C

‘SleepCycles’ package for R - A free software tool for the detection of sleep cycles from sleep staging Journal Article

MethodsX, 2021.

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Lin, Y -S; Weibel, J; Landolt, H; Santini, F; Meyer, M; Brunmair, J; Meyer-Menches, S; gerner, C; Borgwardt, S; Cajochen, C; Reichert, C F

Daily Caffeine Intake Induces Concentration-Dependent Medial Temporal Plasticity in Humans: A Multimodal Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial Journal Article

Cerebral Cortex, 2021.

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2020

Stefani, O; Freyburger, M; Veitz, S; Basishvili, T; Meyer, M; Weibel, J; Kobayashi, K; Shirakawa, Y; Cajochen, C

Changing color and intensity of LED lighting across the day impacts on circadian melatonin rhythms and sleep in healthy men Journal Article

Journal of Pineal Research, 70 , 2020.

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Blume, C; Schmidt, Marlene H; Cajochen, C

Effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on human sleep and rest-activity rhythms Journal Article

Current Biology, 2020.

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Eze, I C; Jeong, A; Schaffner, E; Rezwan, F I; Ghantous, A; Foraster, M; Vienneau, D; F, Kronenberg F; Herceg, Z; Vineis, P; Brink, M; Wunderli, J M; Schindler, C; Cajochen, C; M, Röösli M; Holloway, J W; Imboden, M; Probst-Hensch, N

Genome-Wide DNA Methylation in Peripheral Blood and Long-Term Exposure to Source-Specific Transportation Noise and Air Pollution: The SAPALDIA Study Journal Article

Environ Health Perspect, 128 (6), pp. 67003, 2020.

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Hollinger, A; von Felten, S; Sutter, R; Huber, J; Tran, F; Reinhold, S; Abdelhamid, S; Todorov, A; Gebhard, C E; Cajochen, C; Steiner, L A; Siegemund, M

Study Protocol for a Prospective Randomised Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial Investigating a Better Outcome With Melatonin Compared to Placebo Administered to Normalize Sleep-Wake Cycle and Treat Hypoactive ICU Delirium: The Basel BOMP-AID Study Journal Article

BMJ Open, 2020.

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Weibel, J; Lin, Y -S; Landolt, H -P; Garbazza, C; Kolodyazhniy, V; Kistler, J; Rehm, S; Rentsch, K; Borgwardt, S; Cajochen, C; Reichert, C F

Caffeine-dependent changes of sleep-wake regulation: Evidence foradaptation after repeated intake Journal Article

Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 2020.

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Chellappa, S L; Bromundt, V; Frey, S; Schlote, T; Goldblum, D; Cajochen, C; Reichert, C F

Intraocular cataract lens replacement and light exposure potentially impact procedural learning in older adults Journal Article

2020.

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Rudzik, F; Thiesse, L; Pieren, R; Héritier, H; Eze, I C; Foraster, M; Vienneau, D; Brink, M; Wunderli, J M; Probst-Hensch, N; Röösli, M; Fulda, S; Cajochen, C

Ultradian Modulation of Cortical Arousals During Sleep: Effects of Age and Exposure to Nighttime Transportation Noise Journal Article

Sleep, 2020.

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2019

Spitschan, M; Lazar, R; Yetik, E; Cajochen, C

No evidence for an S cone contribution to acute neuroendocrine and alerting responses to light Journal Article

Current Biology, 2019.

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Spitschan, M; Lazar, R; Cajochen, C

Visual and non-visual properties of filters manipulating short-wavelength light Journal Article

Ophthalmic Physiol Opt, 2019.

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2017

Gabel, V; Reichert, C F; Maire, M; Schmidt, C; Schlangen, L J M; Kolodyazhniy, V; Garbazza, C; Cajochen, C; Viola, A U

Differential impact in young and older individuals of blue-enriched white light on circadian physiology and alertness during sustained wakefulness Journal Article

Scientific Reports, 7 (7620), pp. doi:doi:10.1038/s41598-017-07060-8, 2017.

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Reichert, C F; Maire, M; Gabel, V; Viola, A U; Götz, T; Scheffler, K; Klarhöfer, M; Berthomier, C; Strobel, W; Phillips, C; Salmon, E; Cajochen, C; Schmidt, C

Cognitive brain responses during circadian wake-promotion: evidence for sleep-pressure-dependent hypothalamic activations Journal Article

Scientific Reports, 7 , pp. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-05695-1, 2017.

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2016

Reichert, C F; Maire, M; Schmidt, C; Cajochen, C

Sleep-wake regulation and its impact on working memory performance: the role of adenosine Journal Article

Biology, 5 (1), pp. E11. doi:10.3390/biology5010011., 2016.

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Garbazza, C; Bromundt, V; Eckert, A; Brunner, D P; Meier, F; Hackethal, S; Cajochen, C

Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder Revisited - A Case Study Journal Article

Front Neurol. 2016 Feb 29;7:17 doi: 10.3389/fneur.2016.00017, 2016.

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2015

Schmidt, C; Collette, F; Reichert, C F; Maire, M; Vandewalle, G; Peigneux, P; Cajochen, C

Pushing the limits: chronotype and time of day modulate working memory-dependent cerebral activity Journal Article

Frontiers in Neurology, 25 (6:199), pp. 1-9, 2015.

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Gabel, V; Maire, M; Reichert, C F; Chellappa, S L; Schmidt, C; Hommes, V; Cajochen, C; Viola, A U

Dawn simulation light impacts on different cognitive domains under sleep restriction Journal Article

Behav Brain Res., doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2014.12.043, 15 , pp. 281: 258-266, 2015.

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Maire, M; Reichert, C F; Gabel, V; Viola, A U; Phillips, C; Krebs, J; Scheffler, K; Klarhöfer, M; Strobel, W; Cajochen, C; Schmidt, C

Fighting Sleep at Night: Brain Correlates and Vulnerability to Sleep Loss Journal Article

Ann Neurol., doi: 10.1002/ana.24434., 78(2) , pp. 235-247, 2015.

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vanderLely, S; Frey, S; Garbazza, C; Wirz-Justice, A; Jenni, O G; Steiner, R; Wolf, S; Cajochen, C; Bromundt, V; Schmidt, C

Blue blocker glasses as a countermeasure for alerting effects of evening light-emitting diode screen exposure in male teenagers Journal Article

J Adolesc Health, doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.08.002, 56(1) , pp. 113-119, 2015.

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2014

Reichert, C F; Maire, M; Gabel, V; Hofstetter, M; Viola, A U; Kolodyazhniy, V; Strobel, W; Goetz, T; V. Bachmann, ; Landolt, H -P; Cajochen, C; Schmidt, C

The Circadian Regulation of Sleep: Impact of a Functional ADA-Polymorphism and Ist Association to Working Memory Journal Article

PLoS ONE, 9 (12), pp. 1-23, 2014.

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Chellappa, S L; Viola, A U; Schmidt, C; Bachmann, V; Gabel, V; Maire, M; Reichert, C F; Valomon, A; Landolt, H P; Cajochen, C

Light modulation of human sleep depends on a polymorphism in the clock gene Period3 Journal Article

Behavioural Brain Research, 271 , pp. 23-29, 2014.

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Reichert, C F; Maire, M; Gabel, V; Viola, A U; Kolodyazhniy, V; Strobel, W; Götz, T; Bachmann, V; Landolt, H P; Cajochen, C; Schmidt, C

Insights into Behavioral Vulnerability to Differential Sleep Pressure and Circadian Phase from a Functional ADA Polymorphism Journal Article

Journal of Biological Rhythms, 29 (2), pp. 119-130, 2014.

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Maire, M; Reichert, C F; Gabel, V; Viola, A U; Krebs, J; Strobel, W; Landolt, H P; Bachmann, V; Cajochen, C; Schmidt, C

Time-on-task decrement in vigilance is modulated by inter-individual vulnerability to homeostatic sleep pressure manipulation Journal Article

Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8 (59), 2014, ISSN: 1662-5153.

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Maire, M; Reichert, C F; Gabel, V; Viola, A U; Strobel, W; Krebs, J; Landolt, H P; Bachmann, V; Cajochen, C; Schmidt, C

Sleep ability mediates individual differences in the vulnerability to sleep loss: Evidence from a PER3 polymorphism Journal Article

Cortex, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2013. , 2014.

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2013

Gabel, V; Maire, M; Reichert, C F; Chellappa, S L; Schmidt, C; Hommes, V; Viola, A U; Cajochen, C

Effects of Artificial Dawn and Morning Blue Light on Daytime Cognitive Performance, Well-being, Cortisol and Melatonin Levels Journal Article

Chronobiology International, 30 , pp. 988-97, 2013.

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2011

Chellappa, S L; Viola, A U; Schmidt, C; Bachmann, V; Gabel, V; Maire, M; Reichert, C F; Valomon, A; Götz, T; Landolt, H P; Cajochen, C

Human melatonin and alerting response to blue-enriched light depend on a polymorphism in the clock gene PER3 Journal Article

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97(3), 2011.

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