Why do we need birth cohorts?
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Why do we need birth cohorts?

Introduction  Health is greatly determined by the exposome, i.e., environmental exposures one is subjected to throughout their lifetime. With the revolution in genetic techniques in the past decades, we have learned a lot about many of the genetic underpinnings of chronic diseases, e.g., genetics behind heart disease, cancer, type 1, and type 2 diabetes etc….

Hedimed Kickoff
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Hedimed Kickoff

12-14th of February 2020 In February 2020 the entire HEDIMED consortium gathered together for the first time in a three-day kick-off meeting in Tampere Hall, Tampere, Finland. In a total of 87 participants attended the face-to-face meeting and spent long but productive days getting to know the details of the project and meeting the other…

Ehen Network Launch
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Ehen Network Launch

11th of February 2020 The nine projects of the European Human Exposome Network had a common launching event on February 10th in Brussels. The event took place in the European Commission, Charlemagne building, Room Alcide De Gasperi. It was a one-day fruitful event with keynote speeches by exposome experts, Christopher Wild (Emeritus Director, International Agency…