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6th International Conference on Endocrine Disruptors

01 Mar 2021 - 02 Mar 2021 | Online

Key topics:

  • Projects from the EURION Cluster
  • Experiences with the ECHA/EFSA ED Guidance
  • Biocides: ED assessment
  • Requirements in Non-EU
  • Developing new testing methods

Join our EURION talks:

Monday 1 March 2021:

10.40am: Test Methods and ED Identification, Prof Dr Majorie van Duursen, Faculty of Science, E&H: Environmental
Health and Toxicology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Progress in the FREIA project as part of the EURION cluster
  • Linking biomarkers to female reproductive toxicity and test methods for measuring
  • Indicators for reducing the need for test animals in the future
  • Possible pathways to explain how EDs can cause female reproductive disorders
  • Test methods to predict a chemical’s effect on female reproductive health
  • Test methods to identify human-made chemicals that disturb hormones

Tuesday 2 March 2021:

11.00am: Breaking Down the Wall Between Human Health and Environmental Testing, Prof Dries Knapen, Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Antwerp

  • The ERGO project as part of the EURION Cluster
  • Aiming at a new approach for identifying endocrine effects
  • Key questions on thyroid hormone disruption
  • Endocrine Disruption and AOPs: current research and understanding
  • What does ecotox tell us about human toxicology?
  • And what does it not tell?

11.50am: State of the Research on Metabolic Effects of ED Chemicals, Jenni Küblbeck, PhD, Project Researcher, Scientific manager | EDCMET, University of Eastern Finland, AIV Institute for Molecular Sciences, Finland

  • Objectives and framework of the EDCMET project
  • EDCMET and the EURION cluster
  • Adverse effects of metabolism disrupting chemicals
  • Development of validated test methods to assess metabolic effects of EDs
  • Identifying molecular initiating events linked to adverse outcomes
  • Highlights of research results

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