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Dr. Misha Vrolijk is an Assistant Professor with a background in Food Toxicology. For his research he focuses on food safety from a toxicological perspective, where he is generally interested in the chemical and biological safety of food along the whole food chain. This includes, among others, the safety of food processing, food supplements, food additives, food packages and novel protein sources.
He conducted his PhD research on the safety of food supplements at the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology from 2013 to 2017 After his PhD, he continued his research as a postdoctoral fellow at the Campus Venlo of Maastricht University, where he was involved in setting up the research line ‘Food Safety in a Circular Economy’. He became an Assistant Professor in 2019, after which he moved back to the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in January 2022, where he is now leading the subgroup of Food Toxicology. As such, he is currently involved as a daily supervisor in several PhD projects, all dealing with different aspects of food safety, varying from the safety of food processing, the chemical safety of food packaging materials, the safety of novel protein sources, and the safety of dietary supplements.
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