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Webinar “Carcinogenesis of micro- and nanoplastics: what we know and how to advance using in vitro

Webinar organised by the PLASTICHEAL project focused on the potential long-term effects caused on the human health by MNPLs exposure.

PLASTICHEAL organises this webinar focused in potential long-term effects caused by micro- and nanoplastics (MNPLs) exposure, to be hold the 25ft of May from 11 to 13:30h CEST.

The event will offer an overview of available information regarding MNPLs carcinogenesis, overview of in vitro long-term approaches to assess carcinogenic potential and one example of PLASTICHEAL findings on MNPLs transforming potential.

Speakers are Josefa Domenech, post-doc researcher from the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH); Irene Barguilla, post-doc researcher at the Cancer Research Centre of Lyon (CRLC), and Alba Hernández, from the Department of Genetics and Microbiology of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and PLASTICHEAL coordinator.

There will be a roundtable with Véronique Maguer-Satta, research team leader at the BMP: Ecosystem, Stemness & Dynamic in Cancer lab from the CRCL; Martin Rose, former EFSA CONTAM Panel member and member of PLASTICHEAL Advisory Board, and Guillermo Repetto, Head of Toxicology at the Pablo de Olavide University (Seville, Spain) and president of the Spanish Network for the Development of Alternative Methods (REMA).

  • innovation | research policy
  • Wednesday 25 May 2022, 11:00 (CEST)
  • Online only
  • Live streaming available
  • External event

Practical information

Wednesday 25 May 2022, 11:00 (CEST)
Online only