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We're hiring!

16 June 2020

Always been fascinated by the complexity of our environment and how this may affect our health? We are looking for young researchers that will strengthen our research team in Utrecht.

  • {closed] PhD project: the exposome and cardiometabolic health in migrants 
  • [closed] PhD project - linking an individual’s environment and cardiometabolic health

 

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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