In this project, we will identify and evaluate the ethical challenges raised by the Exposome-NL Project. We will use an interdisciplinary approach that will deploy empirical and normative methods as well as Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) elements
Caspar W Safarlou, Karin R Jongsma, Roel Vermeulen, Annelien L Bredenoord
Safarlou CW, Bredenoord AL, Vermeulen R, Jongsma KR.
Am J Bioeth. 2021 Dec;21(12):73-75.
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