Anke Huss

Dr Anke Huss is an associate professor and environmental epidemiologist working at the Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (IRAS) at Utrecht University. She is specialised in assessing exposures from a range of environmental exposures, for example from modern telecommunication technology or pesticides, and the subsequent evaluation of possible associated risks.

She has been principal investigator and senior scientist in a large number of European Union funded studies in the field of environmental health (GERONIMO, MOBIKIDS, HERA, SPRINT). She is co-Pi of the LIFEWORK cohort. She is a member of Electromagnetic field and health expert group of the Dutch Health Council, of the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority and of the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP). 


Associations between the urban exposome and type 2 diabetes: Results from penalised regression by least absolute shrinkage and selection operator and random forest models

H. Ohanyan, L. Portengen, O. Kaplani, A. Huss, G. Hoek, J.W.J. Beulens, J. Lakerveld, R. Vermeulen
Environment International (170), December 2022

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

Machine learning approaches to characterize the obesogenic urban exposome

Haykanush Ohanyan, Lützen Portengren, Anke Huss, Eugenio Traini, Joline W.J. Beulens, Gerard Hoek, Jeroen Lakerveld, Roel Vermeulen
Environment International (158), Jan 2022

Ultra-processed food consumption patterns among older adults in the Netherlands and the role of the food environment

Pinho MGM, Lakerveld J, Harbers MC, Sluijs I, Vermeulen R, Huss A, Boer JMA, Verschuren WMM, Brug J, Beulens JWJ, Mackenbach JD.
European Journal of Nutrition. 60 (2021).

Environmental risk factors of type 2 diabetes-an exposome approach

Beulens JWJ, Pinho MGM, Abreu TC, den Braver NR, Lam TM, Huss A, Vlaanderen J, Sonnenschein T, Siddiqui NZ, Yuan Z, Kerckhoffs J, Zhernakova A, Brandao Gois MF, Vermeulen RCH.
Diabetologia. 2021 Nov 18.

Associations of Electric Shock and Extremely Low-Frequency Magnetic Field Exposure With the Risk of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: The Euro-MOTOR Project

Peters S, Visser AE, D’Ovidio F, Beghi E, Chiò A, Logroscino G, Hardiman O, Kromhout H, Huss A, Veldink J, Vermeulen RCH, van den Berg LH.
American Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 188, Issue 4, April 2019, Pages 796–805,

Anke Huss

Contact information

Utrecht University
Nieuw Gildestein
Yalelaan 2
3584 CM Utrecht


Areas of Expertise

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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