Jeske van Boxel

Jeske van Boxel is a PhD student at the department of Environmental Health and Toxicology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). She will be researching the effects of microplastic on placental function and embryonic development to detect early-life health risks. Jeske obtained her BSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences and MSc in Drug Discovery and Safety with …

Hanna Dusza

Hanna Dusza is a researcher at the Department of Population Health Sciences, IRAS, Division of Toxicology at Utrecht University. She received her MSc degree in Environmental Biology from the University of Gdansk, Poland, and a second MSc degree in Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology from VU University, Amsterdam. Hanna is currently finalizing her PhD thesis at …

Kirsi Vähäkangas

Kirsi Helinä Vähäkangas is a professor of toxicology (emerita) at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) since 2000. Her research areas are developmental toxicity, especially fetal exposure, molecular mechanisms of chronic toxicity, especially aspects related to chemical carcinogenesis, as well as research ethics. Major grants include several from the Finnish Academy and three EU-projects: CHILDRENGENONETWORK …

Majorie van Duursen

Majorie van Duursen is Professor in Environmental Health and Toxicology and Head of the Department of Environment and Health at the VU. She has been principal investigator of various (inter)national projects on the endocrine-modulating effects of chemicals with a special emphasis on women’s health and the developing child. In her research, she develops and applies …

Markus Forsberg

Markus Forsberg is a Professor of Pharmacology at the School of Pharmacy, University of Eastern Finland. He currently discovers mechanisms of rare neurodegenerative diseases and novel treatment concepts for complex neuropsychiatric disorders as well as studies blood-brain barrier and placental transfer of drugs and potentially neurotoxic compounds. Prof. Forsberg is also a Research Professor at …

Juliette Legler

Prof. Juliette Legler is Professor of Toxicology and heads the Department of Population Health Sciences at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UU, where she also leads the Division of Toxicology at IRAS. She is honorary professor at Brunel University London. Prof. Legler is a European Registered Toxicologist and President of the Netherlands Society of Toxicology. …