Utrecht University, The Netherlands, EU
Positions: Professor in Inhalation Toxicology at the Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences at the Utrecht University, the Netherlands; Leader of the Inhalation Toxicology unit at the National Institute for Public Health & Environment (RIVM) of the Netherlands
Specialization: Inhalation toxicology, Particle toxicology, Air pollution, Safety of nanomaterials
At the NANOCON´20 conference Flemming R. Cassee will open the session D – Monitoring and Toxicity of Nanomaterials by his invited lecture.
Flemming Cassee, inhalation toxicologist since 1995, is nanomaterial safety and supports government authorities by coordinating and conducting research and providing advice makers. He is professor in Inhalation Toxicology at the Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences at the Utrecht University, the Netherlands.
He also leads the Inhalation Toxicology unit at the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) of the Netherlands. He is President Dutch Society of Toxicology and President of the Inhalation and Respiratory Speciality Section of the USA Society of Toxicology. He also chairs the working group on Hazard Identification of the EU Nanosafety Cluster. He is a member of WHO and EU committees,
Research Interests and main results:
Professor Flemming Cassee is an inhalation toxicologist at RIVM. In this position he is involved in research into adverse health effects from airborne particulate matter (fine dust) and gaseous components (e.g. ozone, nitrogen dioxide) in the ambient air.
In addition to this, Flemming Cassee is professor of inhalation toxicology at the Institute of Risk Assessment Sciences of the Utrecht University. More recently his focus is also on the safety of nanomaterials.
Flemming Cassee is leading projects of multidisciplinary teams. These teams include amongst others toxicologists, epidemiologists and air quality specialists. He has regularly published scientific reports and articles in international journals and presents research results at international conferences. In addition, he serves on a number of international advisory committees.
F. R. Cassee is Editor-in-Chief of Particle and Fibre Toxicology and a reviewer/editor of a number of international scientific journals.
He is author or co-author of 318 peer reviewed papers (11 000 citations), H-index: 58.