Dan Kerem - Short C.V.
Born in Jerusalem in 1941, he received the B.Sc. degree in Biology (1961) and the M.Sc. degree in Physiology (1963) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and his Ph.D. in Marine Biology (1971) from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, La Jolla, California. His Master’s thesis, supervised by J. Magnes and S. Samueloff, was on blood acidity effects on the EEG of the cat’s isolated brain and his doctoral thesis supervised by Per F. Scholander and R. Elsner, on the tolerance of the seal’s brain to hypoxia. His post-Doc years were spent at the F. G. Hall Laboratory for Hyperbaric Research, Duke Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. Retired Head of Research and senior researcher at the Israeli Naval Medical Institute, he is a research associate at the Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies, physiological consultant for WideMed Inc. and president of IMMRAC (Israeli Marine Mammal Research & Assistance Center).