Noreen Siddiqui is a PhD candidate at the Department of Epidemiology and Data Science at the Amsterdam UMC. She has a background in Nutrition and Dietetics and Epidemiology. Her research focuses on the role of environmental exposures, psychosocial factors, and lifestyle (nutrition and sleep) on the risk of type 2 diabetes.
In addition, she will study the interaction of individuals with the food environment. Noreen is also involved in data collection (the panel study) in which more elaborate measures are conducted to better study the environment and lifestyle of the participants.
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.
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