DAN promotes safe chamber operations with research, education and training. Learn more about recompression chamber safety.
Richard Moon, M.D., has spent his career studying phenomena of great interest to scuba divers — including decompression sickness. Learn more about the researcher Richard Moon.
Researcher Richard Pyle, Ph.D. is trying to change the way scientists look at biodiversity. Pyle’s work has also focused on coral reefs, diving and databases.
Cody Unser became paralyzed at age 12. When she began diving a few years later she became a passionate advocate for the sport and for the benefits it can offer people with disabilities.
Costantino Balestra, Ph.D., has spent his life coming up with groundbreaking hypotheses in research labs and applying them to the real world. Read more about the researcher, his motivation and projects.
Gerardo Bosco applies modern technologies in hyperbaric research and has authored more than 100 scientific publications. In dive medicine, he focuses on finding a cause for a known mechanism rather than discovering something unknown.
If you take aspirin everyday, what will be the impact on a diver’s risk of decompression sickness? Two DAN doctors answered a common question and provided their best advice.
It can be easy to lose sight of depth, time and gas supply when you’re in search of the perfect image. Stay alert — don’t compromise your safety for the sake of a photograph.
DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
Ingrid Eftedal, Ph.D., studies the genetic and molecular mechanisms involved in the body’s responses to diving. Eftedal’s diverse background includes work in molecular biology, forensic genetics, civil engineering, biophysics and medical technology.