Center for Space Medicine

Translational Research Institute for Space Health Research

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TRISH Innovations

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View a collection of project highlights from TRISH’s completed research portfolio, which address many of NASA’s health risks for deep space exploration.

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Behavioral Health

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Deep space explorers must endure isolation, confined spaces and extreme environments. TRISH researchers are tackling novel ways to address adverse cognitive and behavioral health conditions for deep space exploration.

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Cellular and Molecular

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TRISH researchers are exploring innovations in personalized healthcare. Through genetic and cellular approaches, we can anticipate risks, pinpoint medical treatments and custom-fit risk prevention strategies for future astronauts.

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Environment, Food and Medication

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Space: a hostile environment for humans, as well as the food and medications needed to sustain their health. TRISH investigates ways to preserve medications, advance human performance through nutrition, and more.

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Web Vision Technologies, LLC
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Medical Technology

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TRISH researchers are building and adapting medical devices that are ready to perform in space. Some of these solutions can advance healthcare here on Earth, in places where medical care is limited.

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NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Radiation Risks as Humans Travel to the Red Planet, Solar storms (solar particle events) pose a significant risk of radiation exposure as we travel to Mars. TRI for Space Health is helping find new solutions to keep astronauts safe.
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Radiation

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Outside of Earth's protective atmosphere, astronauts will be exposed to radiation that may negatively affect deep space exploration.

Research Projects