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EXPOsOMICS: final policy workshop and stakeholder consultation

Turner, Michelle C. and Vineis, Paolo and Seleiro, Eduardo and Dijmarescu, Michaela and Balshaw, David and Bertollini, Roberto and Chadeau-Hyam, Marc and Gant, Timothy and Gulliver, John and Jeong, Ayoung and Kyrtopoulos, Soterios and Martuzzi, Marco and Miller, Gary W. and Nawrot, Timothy and Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark and Phillips, David H. and Probst-Hensch, Nicole and Samet, Jonathan and Vermeulen, Roel and Vlaanderen, Jelle and Vrijheid, Martine and Wild, Christopher and Kogevinas, Manolis and ExposOmics Consortium, . (2018) EXPOsOMICS: final policy workshop and stakeholder consultation. BMC public health, 18 (1). p. 260.

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Abstract

The final meeting of the EXPOsOMICS project "Final Policy Workshop and Stakeholder Consultation" took place 28-29 March 2017 to present the main results of the project and discuss their implications both for future research and for regulatory and policy activities. This paper summarizes presentations and discussions at the meeting related with the main results and advances in exposome research achieved through the EXPOsOMICS project; on other parallel research initiatives on the study of the exposome in Europe and in the United States and their complementarity to EXPOsOMICS; lessons learned from these early studies on the exposome and how they may shape the future of research on environmental exposure assessment; and finally the broader implications of exposome research for risk assessment and policy development on environmental exposures. The main results of EXPOsOMICS in relation to studies of the external exposome and internal exposome in relation to both air pollution and water contaminants were presented as well as new technologies for environmental health research (adductomics) and advances in statistical methods. Although exposome research strengthens the scientific basis for policy development, there is a need in terms of showing added value for public health to: improve communication of research results to non-scientific audiences; target research to the broader landscape of societal challenges; and draw applicable conclusions. Priorities for future work include the development and standardization of methodologies and technologies for assessing the external and internal exposome, improved data sharing and integration, and the demonstration of the added value of exposome science over conventional approaches in answering priority policy questions.
Faculties and Departments:09 Associated Institutions > Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) > Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (EPH) > Chronic Disease Epidemiology > Genetic Epidemiology of Non-Communicable Diseases (Probst-Hensch)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Public Health > Sozial- und Präventivmedizin > Genetic Epidemiology of Non-Communicable Diseases (Probst-Hensch)
09 Associated Institutions > Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
UniBasel Contributors:Jeong, Ayoung and Probst-Hensch, Nicole
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Further Journal Contribution
Publisher:BioMed Central
e-ISSN:1471-2458
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal item
Language:English
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Last Modified:08 Jun 2018 13:27
Deposited On:08 Jun 2018 13:27

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