Martine Vrijheid

Martine Vrijheid is a Research Professor with a research focus on environment and child health with a special interest in the effects of environmental chemical exposures, including a range of plastic-associated chemicals. She leads and has led numerous national and international projects on these topics. She coordinated the HELIX (FP7) project, spearheading a more holistic …

Nelly Saenen

Nelly Saenen is a doctor-assistant in the Biodiversity & Toxicology group at the UHasselt Centre for Environmental Sciences (CMS) and supports the Environmental & Molecular Epidemiology research within CMS. Her research interests situate within an interdisciplinary setting of epidemiology and toxicology to explore “Environment and Health”-related topics. Her current research focuses on the toxicokinetics of …

Tim Nawrot

Tim Nawrot heads the environmental and molecular epidemiology research unit at Hasselt University. He has initiated the ENVIRONAGE birth cohort in the framework of an ERC grant (2012), and he is (or was) part of the EU EXPoSOMICS (FP7), the STOP (H2020), and HBM4EU consortium (H2020). Prof. Nawrot has considerable publications in the field of …

Douglas Walker

Douglas Walker, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health and member of the Institute for Exposomics Research at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Through the application of high-resolution mass spectrometry platforms, Dr. Walker’s research has shown it is possible to provide measures of up to …

Payam Dadvand

Payam Dadvand is a medical doctor by training and has a PhD in environmental epidemiology. For the last decade he has conducted pioneering studies on the impacts of both environmental stressors (e.g. air pollution) and environmental mitigation measures (e.g. green spaces) on maternal and child health applying his expertise in using remote sensing data, GIS-based …

Mariona Bustamante

Mariona Bustamante is a Staff Scientist at ISGlobal with a research focus on the genetics of complex phenotypes and the effects of environmental factors on the epigenome. She has been involved in the INMA (INfancia y Medio Ambiente) cohort, where she has supervised genetics and epigenetics studies. She has also coordinated the transcriptomics and epigenomics …

Virissa Lenters

Virissa Lenters is an Assistant Professor in environmental epidemiology and exposome science at the University Medical Center Utrecht. She currently investigates how the pollutome and more broadly the urban and chemical exposome affect development and disease susceptibility, including the independent and mediating effects of the microbiome. She earned her MSc and PhD in Epidemiology from …