Agenda – 2023 USA – European Exposome Symposium


April 28-30, 2023

Day #1 – Friday, 28 April 2023

13:30 – 14:00     
Welcome
Donatella Placidi, MD, Professor of Occupational Medicine, Department of Medico-Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Brescia
Francesco Castelli, MD, Chancellor, University of Brescia
Robert O. Wright, MD, MPH, Chair, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, and Co-Director, Institute for Exposomic Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

14:00 – 14:40
Keynote Address
Richard Woychik, PhD, Director, U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Toxicology Program

14:40 – 15:20      
Itai Kloog, PhD, Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

15:20 – 15:50     
Coffee Break (30 min)

15:50 – 16:30     
Valentina Bollati, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan

17:10 – 17:50     
Data science approaches for estimating exposomic and phenotypic correlates of climate-related and extreme events  
Chirag Patel, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School

17:50
End of Day #1

Day #2 – Saturday, 29 April 2023

8:40 – 8:50          
Welcome
Robert O. Wright, MD, MPH, Chair, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, and Co-Director, Institute for Exposomic Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

8:50 – 9:30          
Exposomic analysis of Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease
Gary W. Miller, PhD, Vice Dean for Research Strategy and Innovation and Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

9:30 – 10:10      
Ambient black carbon particles travel from maternal lungs to fetal organs, new tools for the exposome
Tim Nawrot, PhD, Professor, Center of Environmental Sciences, Hasselt University, Belgium

10:00 – 10:40   
Lauren Petrick, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Sheba Medical Center

10:40 – 11:10   
Coffee Break (30 min)

11:10 – 11:50    
Francesca de’Donato, PhD, Department of Epidemiology, Lazio Regional Health Service

11:50 – 12:30    
Using gWQS and BKMR to estimate the associations of particle components with health
Joel Schwartz, PhD, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

12:30 – 14:00
Poster Session and Lunch

14:00 – 14:40
Novel epidemiological and data science methods for climate change research
Antonio Gasparrini, BSc, Mbiol, MSc, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

14:40 – 15:20   
Future directions in tropical cyclone epidemiology, an emerging climate and health field
Marianthi-Anna Kioumourtzoglou, ScD, MSPH, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health 

15:20 – 16:00  
Massimo Stafoggia, PhD, Senior Biostatistician, Department of Epidemiology, Lazio Region Health Service

16:00 – 16:20  
Break (20 min)

16:20 – 17:00               
Léa Maitre, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, ISGlobal

17:00 – 17:40               
Kecia N. Carroll, MD, MPH, Chief of the Division of General Pediatrics; Professor of Pediatrics, and Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

17:40 – 19:00
Cocktail

End of Day #2

Day #3 – Sunday, 30 April 2023

8:20 – 8:30                    
Welcome     
Donatella Placidi, MD, Professor of Occupational Medicine, Department of Medico-Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Brescia

8:30 – 9:10                    
Speaker TBD

9:10 – 9:50                    
Infectious Diseases in a Changing Environment
Nicholas DeFelice, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine and
Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

9:50 – 10:10                  
Break (15 min)

10:10 – 10:50               
Statistical Exposomic Models
Stefano Renzetti, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Medico-Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences and Public Health, University of Brescia  
Stefano Calza, PhD, Full Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine, University of Brescia

10:50 – 11:30            
Establishing an exposomic framework to study early life exposures to micro- and nano-plastics
Douglas I. Walker, Associate Professor, Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

11:30 – 12:10               
Jana Klánová, PhD, Head, Environmental Chemistry and Modelling, Masaryk University

12:10-12:30               
Closing Remarks
Rosalind J. Wright, MD, MPH, Dean for Translational Biomedical Sciences, and Co-Director, Institute for Exposomic Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai   

Poster Awards

End of Symposium