Advancing tools for human early lifecourse exposome research and translation

The ATHLETE project is measuring a wide range of environmental exposures to better understand how the exposome impacts human health from pregnancy to adolescence. The project is following 80,000 pairs of mothers and children across Europe to study the health effects of early-life exposure to environmental hazards.

Project video (2 mins)
Key publications

Read the Athlete project profile paper published in Environmental Epidemiology and download the project flyer. A full list of scientific publications linked to the project is available here.

Public deliverables

For a full list of public deliverables, click here.

Prof Martine Vrijheid
Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain

Rodney Ortiz (Project Manager)


Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain (Project Coordination)

Bettair Cities SL, Spain

Bradford Teaching Hospitals, United Kingdom

Brunel University, United Kingdom

Erasmus University Medical Centre, Netherlands

French Agency for Environmental and Occupational Health Safety (ANSES), France

National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), France

Hasselt University, Belgium

Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), Belgium

Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Spain

Imperial College London, United Kingdom

National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), France

National Institute of Public Health, Norway

National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Netherlands

Newcastle University (UNEW), United Kingdom

Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom

RECETOX, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

University of Crete, Greece

University of Southern California, USA

University of Turin, Italy

Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

January 29, 2020