Health Risk Assessment and Food Toxicology

RESEARCH LINES

  • Control, monitoring and prediction of the effects on health and the environment from pollutant sources.

  • Health risk assessment of exposure to chemical and microbiological pollutants.Development  and validation of fate and transport models.

  • Application of Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in the evaluation of environmental and human health risks.

  • Development of Expert Systems and application of Multicriteria Methods for the management of decision-making processes.

  • Climate change and environmental pollution. Impact on human health and ecosystems.

  • Characterization of chemical contaminants in food: heavy metals, POPs and emerging pollutants.

  • Relationships between food consumption and human health.

  • Development of personalized friendly tools to minimize the intake of chemical pollutants through food consumption.