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2021 USA - European Exposome Symposium

27 Jan 2020 20.30 - 28 Jan 2021 14.30Virtual

Exposomics, COVID-19 and Health Disparities convened by the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research in collaboration with the University of Brescia and Utrecht University.

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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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