THE DEAD SEA RESEARCH CENTER (D.S.R.C.)

The DSRC is a nonprofit organization established in 1993, by the Ministries of Health, Science and Tourism, the Jewish Agency, the Regional Councils of Tamar and Megilot, and the Dead Sea Hotel Association.

This organization functions under the auspices of the Ben Gurion University of the Negev, and has been recognized as an official Regional Research and Development Center by the Israeli Ministry of Science. DSRC supported research is performed by prominent Israeli, American and European scientists and is based on collaboration with Patients Associations such as the Psoriasis Association in several countries.

THE OBJECTIVES OF THE DSRC INCLUDE:

  1. To initiate, promote and support scientific studies of the natural resources of the Dead Sea environment, regarding their therapeutic potential in the field of the "Dead Sea Health Therapy" and the Regional development.

  2. To publish and disseminate the information gained by these studies.

  3. To promote the overall development of the Dead Sea Region and to support its status as an international, well recognized natural health spa center.

 

THE FIELDS OF RESEARCH:

PHYSIOPATHOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS
Dermatology
Rheumatology
Pulmonology and Allergy
Cardiology and Vascular diseases
Gastroenterology
Ophthalmology
CLIMATIC RESEARCH
Meteorological studies
Solar Radiation Measurements
Aerosols and Airborne Allergens studies
Air pollution and Ecology studies
NATURAL RESOURCES
Hydrology
Balneology and Thermonineral Springs
Pelotherapy (Dead Sea Mud)

 

 

 

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