Taymara Abreu is a PhD candidate at the department of Epidemiology and Data Sciences at Amsterdam UMC. Her research within the Exposome-NL project is focused on the relationship between social environmental factors in cardiometabolic diseases.
She holds a BSc in Nutrition from Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil) and a MSc (cum laude) in Epidemiology from Radboud University. She also has experience with biomarkers of food intake and modeling and data analysis of dietary intake data.
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