The first Exposome-NL conference, titled 'Exposome and Preventive Health: tackling complexity', took place on Friday 20 May 2022 in Utrecht. With almost 200 participants, several outstanding talks by international exposome researchers, a poster session and a broad set of break-out sessions, we look back on a vibrant and inspiring day. Take a look at the pictures, that showcase some highlights.
The environment we live in has a dominant impact on our health. It explains an estimated seventy percent of the chronic disease burden. Where we live, what we eat, how much we exercise, the air we breathe and whom we associate with; all of these environmental factors play a role. The combination of these factors over the life course is called the exposome. There is general (scientific) consensus that understanding more about the exposome will help explain the current burden of disease and that it provides entry points for prevention and ...Read More