Executive Board

The Executive Board (EB) is the central management unit of Exposome-NL The board consists of the six Principle Investigators. The EB is responsible for the overall scientific and administrative coordination of the programme. It is tasked with overseeing the progress of all work towards the overall goals of the programme, promoting and supporting alignment of all research across the projects and project teams, including education.

Principal Investigators

Our ultimate goal is that people live healthily for longer

Our ultimate goal is that people live healthily for longer

We know far less about the exposome than we do about the human genome. So far, we only understand about half of the disease burden for which we know the environment plays a role. If we want to prevent people from becoming ill, then we need to understand the other half too. We therefore want to systematically analyse the exposome for the first time. We will start with research into the causes of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. The techniques and insights from this research will also be applicable to other chronic conditions.

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