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These are the excellent presentations from the Children with Cancer UK sponsored childhood cancer session organised by Professor Denis Henshaw for the 8th Princess Chulabhorn International Scientific Congress held in Thailand in November 2016.

Dr Fiorella Belpoggi MD, PhD, FIATP

Dr Fiorella Belpoggi

Director of the Pathology of the Cesare Maltoni Cancer Research Centre
Director of the European Experimental Laboratory, Collegium Ramazzini
Fellow, Collegium Ramazzini

CC2018 Talk Abstract

Fiorella Belpoggi is the Head of the Research Department at the Ramazzini Institute and Director of the Cesare Maltoni Cancer Research Centre, where she has worked since 1981.In 1992 she was nominated as a Fellow of the Collegium Ramazzini and currently serves as a member of the Executive Council. She is Fellow of the International Academy of Toxicologic Pathology from 2011. She is member of the European Society of Toxicologic Pathology (ESTP) and of the Socie-ty of Toxicologic Pathology (STP).

From 2010 the Ramazzini Institute manages also a GLP laboratory for in vivo researches on rats and mice, per-formed with registration purpose (REACH). Her research interests include short and long term toxicity studies on chemicals and physical agents: food additives, solvents, packaging plastics, pesticides, hormones and prescription drugs, vitamins, fuels constituents and additives, endocrine disruptors, asbestos and its substitutes, herbs. gamma radiation, electromagnetic fields from power lines (ELFEMF) and radio base stations RFR/MW.

Dr. Belpoggi has authored more than 100 publications. Dr. Belpoggi was the 2007 recipient of the Ramazzini Award, conferred each year by the Mayor of Carpi, Italy, to scientists deemed by the Col-legium Ramazzini to have made outstanding contributions to furthering the aims of Bernardino Ramazzini in safeguarding public health. Dr. Belpoggi was selected for different honours in Italy in recognition for her work in defense of the environmental and occupational health; among them the Lorenzo Tomatis award in 2013 and the Tina Anselmi Award in 2018. She was invited as expert to meetings on the evaluation and safety of chemicals at the European Parliament in Brussels, at the EU DG Envi in Brussels, at the EU DG Sanco in Brussels, at the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) in Parma and, as temporary advisor, at WHO in Bonn.

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