Flemming R. Cassee
Institute for Risk Assessment Studies Utrecht University
Flemming Cassee, inhalation toxicologist since 1995, is nanomaterial safety and supports government authorities by coordinating and conducting research and providing advice makers. He is professor in Inhalation Toxicology at the Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences at the Utrecht University, the Netherlands. He also leads the Inhalation Toxicology unit at the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) of the Netherlands. He is Editor-in-Chief of Particle and Fibre Toxicology,President Dutch Society of Toxicology and President of the Inhalation and Respiratory Speciality Section of the USA Society of Toxicology. He also chairs the working group on Hazard Identification of the EU Nanosafety Cluster.
Professor Flemming Cassee is an inhalation toxicologist at RIVM. In this position he is involved in research into adverse health effects from airborne particulate matter (fine dust) and gaseous components (e.g. ozone, nitrogen dioxide) in the ambient air. In addition to this, Flemming Cassee is professor of inhalation toxicology at the Institute of Risk Assessment Sciences of the Utrecht University. More recently his focus is also on the safety of nanomaterials.