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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.

Professor Jos Kleinjans

Professor Jos Kleinjans

Doctorate from the Department of Toxicogenomics, Faculty of Medicine of Maastricht University
Chair of Environmental health sciences at Maastricht University
View background interview from the Maastricht Convention Bureau

CC2018 Talk Abstract

Jos Kleinjans is professor of Environmental Health Science at Maastricht University and chairs the Department of Toxicogenomics (currently ~ 35 fte, comprising chairs on environmental health science, population toxicogenomics and immunotoxicology). He has >30 years’ experience in toxicology and biomarker research, and contributed >300 scientific articles on toxicology and environmental health sciences mainly focused on genetic toxicology and toxicogenomics.

Prof. Kleinjans has been the Scientific Director of the Netherlands Toxicogenomics Centre which was committed to developing ‘omics-based alternatives for current animal models for chemical safety testing, and he coordinates/has coordinated major toxicogenomics-related projects funded by national public funding bodies (Netherlands Genomics Initiative, Foundation of Technological Sciences) and by the EU (FP6 Integrated Projects NewGeneris and carcinoGENOMICS, as well as FP7 Coordinated Actions diXa (see: and - currently - FP7 Collaborative Project HeCaToS).

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