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Dead Sea Laboratories

"AHAVA" - AHAVA-Dead SeaLaboratories is an industrial SME focused on skin care. AHAVA is the leadingIsraeli and international developer, manufacturer and marketer of health andbeauty products, based on Dead Sea mud and Dead Seawater.  The main cosmetic line, named“AHAVA” is sold world-wide since 1988. The company has its own biotechnology laboratory for cell and organculture.  AHAVA is the coordinator ofSkinTreat (FP-7), partner in nanoTHER (FP-7), founded and coordinated CELLAGE –A European research consortium, focused-on skin cellular Ageing (FP-5).SkinTreat is dedicated to developing personal topical treatments, based onnon-invasive (physical and biochemical) analysis of the skin.

Dr. Ze’evi Ma’or, R&D Vice President –responsible for R&D Department: In the company since 1989 PhD. inBiochemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.   Coordinator of SkinTreat (FP-7) and formercoordinator of CELLAGE (FP-5).Research interests:Human skin -normal and pathologies, Skin aging and photo-aging, Biological effects ofminerals (especially Dead sea mud and salts) on skin and Nano-Technologies.

Dr. Miriam Oron Mingelgrin, R&D Manager ofCLINERALl (a line of skin care products for skin pathologies), WP leader inSkinTreat (FP7), and represents DSL in nanoTHER (FP7) –In the company since2006.  Miriam has a PhD Degree inChemistry and post-doc on skin photodamage from the Hebrew University ofJerusalem, Israel. Research interests:Human skin - normal andpathologies, Skin photo-damage, Biological effects of minerals (especially Dead sea mud and salts) on skin, Nano-Technologies andthe effects of nano-particles on human skin.