Mapping Exposure-Induced Immune Effects: Connecting the Exposome and the Immunome

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Partner in the spotlight: UCLouvain

Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, the Louvain Centre for Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology is a leading hub for research in the adverse effects of pollutants. The Centre brings together expertise in clinical, analytical, experimental and epidemiological sciences.

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Looking back at the first EXIMIOUS Symposium​

More than 60 participants joined on the afternoon of 15 June 2021 to learn more about key aspects of exposome-immunome interactions at different stages of life, looking into ways of measuring the internal exposome and the effects of occupational settings.

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Partner in the spotlight: Imec

Headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, Imec is a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies and is a leader in combining microchip technology, software, and ICT. Imec’s research bridges the gap between fundamental research at universities and technology development in industry.

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Next Events

EXIMIOUS Symposium | Remote – Register online!
Immune differentiation linked to age and exposure
16:00 – 16:15 Prof. Peter Hoet Welcome and introduction
16:15 – 16:50 Prof. Niels Hellings Normal versus pathological immune aging: triggers, measures, intervention
16:50 – 17:25 Dr. Juan Aguilera Immune changes and disease in humans related to climate change and air pollution
17:25 – 18:00 Dr. Tobias Stöger Mechanisms of particle-cell interactions during the course of particle-induced lung inflammation

Past Events

EHEN Meeting | Barcelona, ES

EXIMIOUS Scientific Meeting | Barcelona, ES

EXIMIOUS Symposium | Remote – Watch it again!
Immune-mediated diseases: an interplay between environment and genetics
16:00 – 16:30 Prof. Ellen De Langhe Auto-immune disorders – What does this mean & clinical relevance
16:30 – 17:00 Dr. Signe Hjuler Boudigaard Occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica and risk of autoimmune rheumatic diseases
17:00 – 17:30 Dr. K. Michael Pollard Environmental exposures, genetics and autoimmunity
17:30 – 18:00 Dr. Tue Bjerg Bennike Autoimmune diseases and breach of immune tolerance

EXIMIOUS General Assembly | Remote

EXIMIOUS-EPHOR Symposium organised as part of the IETOX 2021 Conference | Remote
Integrating different strategies for efficient understanding of internal markers in exposome research

EXIMIOUS-EPHOR Symposium organised as part of the IOHA 2021 Conference | Remote – watch it again!
Exposure assessment in the exposome context – need for precise – broad-scope – external exposure assessment

EXIMIOUS Symposium | Remote – watch it again!
Exposome-immunome interactions: A broad introduction
16:00 – 16:40 Early life imprinting by environmental factors on the developing human immune system (research study)
16:40 – 17:20 Introduction to the environmental immune response from the human perspective
17:20 – 18:00 The interaction between the chemical exposure via skin and the occupational asthma: experience from animal and clinical studies

EXIMIOUS General Assembly | Remote

EXIMIOUS General Assembly | Remote

EXIMIOUS General Assembly | Remote

Exposome Cluster Kick-off Meeting | Brussels, BE

EXIMIOUS Kick-off Meeting | Leuven, BE