PURPOSE: To determine the effect of oral nicotinamide riboside (NR) on altitude tolerance, team cohesion, cardiopulmonary function, sleep, and measures of aging. This study also served as a Mars analogue mission, with further applications to military training and operations in hypobaric hypoxia field conditions.
LOCATION: Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
DATE: August 2016
Bruce Johnson, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic
Michael A Schmidt, Ph.D., Advanced Pattern Analysis & Countermeasures Group