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European Human Exposome Network Conference

11 Jun 2021 | 10.00 - 17.00Livestream

After its successful launch event in March 2020, the European Human Exposome Network (EHEN) organises a virtual conference on 11 June 2021 for researchers, policy makers and citizen representatives, who want to learn more about the exposome concept, how the network advances research and contributes to better healthcare and policy making.

The virtual conference includes talks from Prof. Annette Peters, Dr. Rick Woychick and Dr. Michael Snyder, two break-out sessions and two panel discussions.

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Registration opens on 21 May 2021

 
 
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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