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Occupational and environmental human toxicology

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Title Occupational and environmental human toxicology
Period 05 / 2002 - unknown
Status Completed
Research number OND1262032

Abstract

This research program focuses on the exposure to organic solvents, the kinetics in man and the effects on the skin and the nervous system of exposed persons. The program comprises the following research lines: epidemiological study of early health effects in man after long term exposure in the occupational setting or in the general environment; toxicokinetics, in particular dermal absorption and biotransformation; evaluation of diagnostic procedures applied to subjects with suspected diseases of occupational origin, i.e. solvent induced chronic encephalopathy.

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Project leader Dr. M.M. Verberk

Classification

A78000 Occupational health care
D23210 Dermatology, venereology, rheumatology, orthopedics
D23230 Neurology, otorhinolaryngology, opthalmology
D23340 Biopharmacology, toxicology
D23390 Occupational medicine

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