Bio Monitoring

The Bio monitoring and Therapeutics group, Biotrace, consists of a team of experts with diverse skills and will provide a core bio-monitoring node supporting EHSI.

Bio-monitoring is a core activity in the evaluation of the effects of the environment on human health in addition to playing a key role in diagnosis, detection of disease and associated treatments and interventions.


According to Healthy Ireland - A framework for improved health and wellbeing (2013 – 2025) Ireland needs to use new technologies and integrate approaches across agencies to deal with existing and emerging threats (DoH, 2013). Specifically it is important to fully understand the life course of environmental exposures that may influence negative health outcomes.





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