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Delayed Impact of Developmental PFAS Exposure; Phillipe Grandjean, MD, DMSc

Phillipe Grandjean, MD, DMSc is an environmental epidemiologist who focuses on the effects of environmental chemicals on human health. His mercury studies of Faroese birth cohorts inspired the UN decision to develop the Minamata Convention. His current studies focus on immune system functions and metabolic abnormalities associated with developmental exposure to perfluorinated alkylates. The results his studies have provided documentation for new EU limits for exposure to these compounds. He has served as Vice-Dean of the medical faculty and as Institute Chair at the University of Southern Denmark. Dr. Grandjean also serves as Adjunct Professor at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He co-leads the STEEP Superfund center that focuses on PFAS and one of the ATSDR centers that examine populations exposed to PFAS in drinking water.  

 

Time: Nov 8, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time

 

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Monday, November 8, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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