Roel Schins from IUF appointed as co-spokesperson for the research alliance
During the annual meeting of the Leibniz Research Alliance Advanced Materials Safety, Roel Schins from IUF – Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine was elected as the new co-spokesperson by the members of the allliance. He is taking over the role from Annette Kraegeloh (INM – Leibniz-Institute for New Materials).
Roel Schins in an expert in particle toxicology: “My research focuses on elucidating the mechanisms by which air pollution particles and engineered nanomaterials can cause disease in humans. I will also contribute with my experience in health risk assessment.” Roel Schins has provided expert opinion on nanomaterials safety to supranational organisations such as EU and OECD.
Co-spokesperson Andreas Fery adds: “The research alliance is now once again represented by a team of two spokespersons. We will use use our expertise to address the effects of materials on humans and the environment.”
The partners of the Leibniz Research Alliane Advanced Materials Safety thank Annette Kraegeloh for her tireless commitment to the research alliance. She has brought us together and enriched our work with her scientific expertise and creative ideas. She will continue to support the PhD project A1: Cluster Tox. At the same time, we look forward to working with the new team of spokespersons.