Ingeborg Kooter
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Health effects of environmental pollutants


Ingeborg Kooter PhD ERT (F) is working at TNO, department of circular economy and environment as a senior scientist. She has a background in molecular sciences, obtained a PhD (1999) in biochemistry at University of Amsterdam and is a European registrated toxicologist. She has worked at Unilever Research Vlaardingen and the National Institute of Health and Environment (RIVM) in the Netherlands before she joined TNO in 2007. Since 2020 she has a part-time appointment at the University of Maastricht.

She has been leading and participating in national and (inter)national research projects in the field of health effects of environmental pollutants. She is particularly interested in the health effects of environmental issues such as air pollution, nanoparticles and microplastics. Working in the field of exposure and hazard assessment. Very interested to develop a way that allows us to judge whether the air we breathe is healthy