Caspar Safarlou is a PhD candidate at the UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands, studying the ethical aspects of exposome research. His current focus is on performing a review of the literature in order to map the various ethical considerations that are relevant for the field.
C. W. Safarlou, M. van Smeden, R. Vermeulen, K. R. Jongsma
The American Journal of Bioethics Volume 23, 2023 - Issue 9
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