Tack alla kattfamiljer!

MiSSEs första provtagning gick väldigt bra då vi besökte 5 familjer i Mälarområdet. Totalt har vi blodprovtagit 10 katter, och tagit 15 dammprover från katternas hem. Proverna kommer att förberedas för analys av våra prioriteringskemikalier, dvs. fluorerade alkylsubstanser, flamskyddsmedel (bromerade […]

MiSSE progress seminar at Örebro University

The 15th of August Dr. Jana Weiss is invited to MTM (Man-Technology-Environment and Life Science Centre) at Örebro University to present the MiSSE project and its progress. The title is ‘Internal exposure levels of PFASs and PBDEs in cats and correlation to […]

Provtagningskampanj augusti 2013

En första provtagningskampanj kommer att organiseras i augusti 2013.  Vi söker barnfamiljer i Mälardalen, Stockholm och Uppsalaregionen som har minst en katt hemma. Ni kan bo i hus eller lägenhet, och ha ett eller flera barn. Familjens barn skall helst […]

SETAC session chaired by Patrik Andersson

Patrik Andersson will chair a session at SETAC Glasgow entitled “Methods for linking chemical exposure to emissions”. The session addresses the complex mix of chemicals that are emitted from point and diffuse sources in the indoor and outdoor environment which causes exposure to […]

MiSSE presented at SETAC Europe 2013

Two posters will present MiSSE and work performed within it at SETAC Europe in Glasgow 13-16 May 2013. Jana Weiss will present the project as a whole with a poster entitled “Mixture aSSessment of Endocrine Disrupting Compounds (EDC) with emphasis […]

New review on thyroid hormone disruption bioassays

Tinka Murk (adviser to MiSSE) recently published a review of a set of in vitro testing assays covering the most important mechanisms for TH disruption by chemicals. This paper discuss which endpoints and which currently available in vitro assays can […]

Prof. Bergman comments the WHO-EDC document on SVT (in Swedish)

Prof. Åke Bergman vid Stockholms universitet kommenterar den nya rapporten ”Endocrine Disrupting Cemicals 2012” som är en global rapport som ges ut av Världshälsoorganisationen, WHO, och FN:s miljöprogram, UNEP. Rapporten presterades under ett FN-möte i Nairobi 19 Februari 2012. Patrik Andersson och kollegor vid Umeå Universitet demonstrerar emmissionsmätningar av hormonstörande kemikalier från hushållsprodukter.

WHO document released “State of the science of endocrine disrupting chemicals – 2012”

Prof. Ake Bergman has been involved in an assessment of the state of the science of endocrine disruptors prepared by a group of experts for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and WHO. The UN study, which is the most […]

MiSSE in SVT News

The reporter Karin Axelsdotter Olsson from the Swedish Television (SVT) came to visit Bernt Jones (SLU-KV) and Jessica Norrgran (SU-MMK) for an interview regarding the MiSSE project. The result was shown on the evening news on the 15th of October. Bernt […]

Advisors to MiSSE

After a careful consideration at the Kick-Off meeting it was decided to ask Professor Andreas Kortenkamp and Professor Tinka Murk to become advisors to MiSSE project. To our delight they both accepted the invitation. They will be invited to attend one […]

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