Dr. Emma Kasteel – UU

Emma Kasteel (PhD, ERT) is a postdoctoral researcher and project manager at IRAS. She completed her PhD in 2021 on Next Generation Risk Assessment of Chemicals, looking into alternative (in vitro/in silico) approaches for toxicity testing.

In the MOMENTUM project, she is project manager and postdoctoral researcher. She specificially adresses if micro- and nanoplastics are able to cross the blood-brain barrier and dives into the possible neurotoxic effects of micro- and nanoplastics (WP3 & WP4).

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