The work performed in EDC-MixRisk is vital to expand our knowledge on mixtures of endocrine disrupting chemicals. Here you will meet the scientist behind the research and hear their story on what they are doing and why it is important. First in line is Christina Rudén, Professor at Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry, […]

The Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala and Swetox invites to a seminar on Endocrine-disrupting chemicals – female reproduction and embryo development in Uppsala, Sweden 10th of March.     When:10th of March 2016 Where: Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala, Ekmansalen 9.30-16.00   Register before 2016-02-18, to: anette.forsberg@slu.se For more information, contact: cecilia.berg@ebc.uu.se   Programme 09.30 […]

EDC-MixRisk representative offered our scientific competence and interest in the EDC area to the commission on a meeting DG Santé. The meeting ended with a route forward for science to policy interaction. The 2nd of December, Professors Barbara Demeneix, Carl-Gustaf Bornehag and Åke Bergman from EDC-MixRisk met with Mr. Michael Flueh, Head of Unit Pesticides […]

We are happy to welcome you to a one day symposium on EDCs on May 10, 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden. The symposium consists of three sessions; one presenting national and international research initiatives, one to set the stakeholder context and one purely scientific session with invited speakers. Participation To participate at the symposium you need […]

The Commission has breached EU law by failing to adopt measures concerning the specification of scientific criteria for the determination of endocrine-disrupting properties. That was found by the European Court of Justice today. EDC-MixRisk’s Coordinator Åke Bergman welcomes the decision and says that it is strong and clear. Sweden took the EU Commission to court after […]

Recently, EDC-MixRisk has been covered in several Swedish papers. In VVS-forum online (only in Swedish), you can read an interview with our Coordinator Professor Åke Bergman and Professor Carl-Gustaf Bornehag on the cocktail-effect of harmful substances. “Cocktail-effekten – farligare än man trott – vvsforum.se”   In the KI-bladet, the staff magazine at Karolinska Institutet, you […]

The conference will take place from the 2-6 November 2015 at the Skukuza Conference Centre in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. IMPORTANT DATES: Registration and Abstract submission closes on the 15 September 2015. In order to secure your accommodation please pay in fullby the 15 September 2015!!! (After this date all our provisional confirmations will […]

The 2nd Paris Workshop on Endocrine Disruptors Effects on Wildlife and Human Health will take place in Paris, France January 21-22, 2016. The workshop is a two-day international meeting in which key recent results on the health and environmental impact of endocrine disrupters will be presented. The conference involves scientists, decision makers and other stakeholders. Deadline […]

Professor Åke Bergman, Coordinator of EDC-MixRisk, has on behalf of our consortium written a formal request for meeting to Dr. Vytenis Andriukaitis, the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. The European Commission is currently discussing how to regulate EDCs. Prof. Bergman therefore stresses that we in EDC-MixRisk are at the Commissioners disposal to provide […]