2nd Paris Workshop on EDCs, Jan 21nd -22nd 2016

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 for abstract submissions is September 15, 2015.


“Endocrine disruptors : effects on wildlife and human health”

Thursday 21 and Friday 22 January 2016
CIS Auditorium – 28 rue du Docteur Roux – 75015 Paris / FRANCE

The conference will address the following topics:

  • Epigenetics, transgenerational effects
  • Adaptative mechanisms in wildlife
  • Metabolic disorders, diabetes
  • Neurodevelopment and neuroendocrine mechanisms
  • Reproductive system (with focus on female reproduction)
  • Pesticides in Food including natural toxins
  • The Immune system and Allergy
  • Cancer
  • BPA and BPA substitutes

International leading scientists have confirmed their participation for plenary conferences:

  • Wildlife and global decline of migratory species. C.MORRISEY. University of Saskatchewan. Canada
  • Neurodevelopment and neuroendocrine mechanisms. JP. BOURGUIGNON. Endocrinology, University-Hospital of Liège, Belgium
  • Fertility: effects and mechanisms of EDs. G. BUCK-LOUIS. NIESH, USA
  • Health and Economic Cost of exposure to EDs in Europe. L. TRASANDE. New York University, School of Medicine, US
  • BPA substitutes. R. HABERT. CEA. Paris, France

Keynote speakers 
Jean Pierre Bourguignon, Germaine Buck-Louis, Patrick Fénichel, René Habert, Christy Morrisey, and Leo Trasande

Scientific Committee of the workshop
Barbara Demeneix (Chair), Gérard Lasfargues, Niels-Erik Skakkebaek, Rémy Slama.

Abstracts must be submitted by September 15, 2015 at Conference.pnrpe2016@anses.fr using the abstract Form which can be downloaded from this web page (click here).



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