20 June 2018
Potential Health Risk of Endocrine Disruptors in Construction Sector and Plastics IndustryFellow Aleksandra Fucic has recently published the article Potential Health Risk of Endocrine Disruptors in Construction Sector and Plastics Industry: A New Paradigm in Occupational Health, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15(6), 1229.
Focusing on the construction and plastics industries, the article discusses: (a) why occupational exposure to EDs needs a more specific approach to occupational health risk assessments, (b) identifies the current knowledge gaps, and (c) identifies and gives a rationale for a future occupational health paradigm, which will include ED biomarkers as a relevant parameter in occupational health risk assessment, surveillance and exposure prevention.
06 June 2018
Save the Date Reminder > Ramazzini Days 1-4 November 2018The 2018 edition of Ramazzini Days, to be held in Carpi, Italy, 1-4 November 2018.
Ground transportation will be provided from the Bologna International Airport (BLQ) and from the historical center of Bologna on Thursday 1 November. Wednesday arrivals are invited to arrange accommodations in Bologna so as to use the conference transportation from the city center the following day. Return travel should be planned for the afternoon of Sunday 4 November or Monday 5 November. Return ground transportation will be organized on both days from Carpi to BLQ and to the historical center of Bologna.Train travelers should plan on booking a connection all the way to Carpi (trains run from Modena centrale every 30 minutes). No transportation will be provided from the Bologna or Modena train stations.
Online registration for the event will open in July.
1 May 2018
8th edition Brescia Summer School on global occupational and environmental determinants of disease 16-20 JulyThe University of Brescia School of Medicine is now accepting applications for the 8th edition of its summer school program on "Global occupational and environmental determinants of disease: a multidisciplinary approach for prevention".
The course will be held from 16-20 July in Brescia, Italy. It is sponsored by the University of Brescia in collaboration with the Collegium Ramazzini, the International Commission on Occupational Health Scientific Committee on Education and Training, the Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine (New York), Rutgers School of Public Health (New Jersey), the NIOSH Education and Research Center and the Italian Society of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene. The program and application procedure may be found online at www.summerschoolunibs.org.
15 April 2018
Conference on Innovations in Population Health and Personalized Medicine, Romania 12-13 December 2018Emeritus Fellow William Au is organizing the First International Conference on Innovations in Population Health and Personalized Medicine, to be held at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Tirgu Mures, Romania 12-13 December 2018. He welcomes the contributions and participation of Ramazzini Fellows.