I.B 1 Measuring the Specific External Exposome

The development of portable, unobtrusive sensing devices and, where possible, their integration with smartphones, which most people already carry, opens the door for continuous and widespread sensing systems.

In this project we will build on previous experience of using and developing sensors and Apps in exposome research. Initially, these new tools will be implemented in the reference Exposome panel study to test their validity and ease of use. Exposome tools with proven utility will subsequently be applied to longitudinal cohorts (across the Netherlands) with intense phenotyping and biological samples to enable the linkage between external and internal Exposome measures and health.


A Knowledge Transfer Approach to Map Long-Term Concentrations of Hyperlocal Air Pollution from Short-Term Mobile Measurements

Z. Yuan, J. Kerckhoffs, G. Hoek, R. Vermeulen
Environ Sci Technol . 2022 Sep 19. doi: 10.1021

Residential proximity to livestock animals and mortality from respiratory diseases in The Netherlands: A prospective census-based cohort study

Mariana Simões, Nicole Janssen, Dick Heederik, Lidwien Smit, Roel Vermeulen, Anke Huss
Environment International (161), March 2022

Decoding the exposome

Decoding the exposome

Exposome-NL is a Dutch consortium of over fifty scientists from different disciplines, universities and medical centres. Together the scientists will systematically sequence the environmental factors influencing our health.

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