Paolo Vineis

He is Chair of Environmental Epidemiology at Imperial College, London, and Head of the Unit of Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology at the HuGeF Foundation, Torino, Italy. He is a leading researcher in the fields of molecular epidemiology and exposomics. His latest research activities mainly focus on examining biomarkers of disease risk, as well as studying the effects of climate change and inequalities on non-communicable diseases. He is a member of various international scientific and ethics committees and vice-chair of the Ethics Committee at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC, WHO). He has more than 800 publications (many as leading author) in journals such as “Nature”, “Nature Genetics”, “Lancet”, “Lancet Oncology”. He has also published several books, including: Salute senza confini. Le epidemie della globalizzazione, Codice (2014); I due dogmi. Oggettività della scienza e integralismo etico (with R. Satolli), Feltrinelli (2009); Elementi di economia sanitaria (with N. Dirindin), Il Mulino (2004).


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From society to biology (and back)

introduced by Roberto Turno We know little about the biological processes through which social inequality is...