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 environmental epidemiology, aging research, and public health. He has fully exploited the arsenal of epidemiology study designs (time-series, case control, case-crossover, and prospective cohort studies) to answer important questions concerning the etiology and/or pathophysiology of a relatively broad spectrum of outcomes including cardiovascular, respiratory, cancer, and perinatal outcomes. He is active in several advisory bodies including the EU summit on air pollution (Vilnius Declaration). He is an editorial board member of Hypertension and editor in chief for children studies for Frontiers in Public Health, and associate editor of Environmental Health.