The exposome concept refers to the totality of environmental exposures from conception onwards, and is a novel approach to studying the role of the environment in human disease.
The EXPOsOMICS project aims to develop a new approach to assess environmental exposures, primarily focusing on air pollution and water contaminants. Using ‘omic’ techniques the collected exposure data can be linked to biochemical and molecular changes in our body. The results will help to improve our understanding on how these pollutants influence the risk of developing chronic diseases.
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Assessing the Exposome with External Measures: Commentary on the State of the Science and Research Recommendations
The exposome comprises all environmental exposures that a person experiences from conception throughout the life...
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Date: 28 Oct, 2016
For many common diseases such as cardiovascular, respiratory, cancer, and neurological disorders, the environment constitutes a large risk factor. Understanding environmental impacts on human health and how these can be...