Scientific Advisory Board

Exposome-NL has a Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), tasked with providing the Executive Board with independent feedback and advice on the planned project activities, methods and approaches and results obtained. The SAB consists of (international) experts and opinion leaders in scientific fields of relevance to Exposome-NL.

  • Prof. Eric Rimm - Harvard University 
  • Prof. Jeff Brooks - Toronto University 
  • Prof. Dean Jones - Emory University
  • Prof. Effy Vayena - ETH Zurich 
  • Prof. Maria De lorio - National University Singapore


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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