Best practices to quantify the impact of reproductive toxicants on development, function, and diseases of the rodent mammary gland.

Maternal exposure to ambient black carbon particles and their presence in maternal and fetal circulation and organs: an analysis of two independent population-based observational studies.

Association between chemical mixtures and female fertility in women undergoing assisted reproduction in Sweden and Estonia.

Chemical Effects on Breast Development, Function, and Cancer Risk: Existing Knowledge and New Opportunities

Bovine In Vitro Oocyte Maturation and Embryo Production Used as a Model for Testing Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Eliciting Female Reproductive Toxicity With Diethylstilbestrol as a Showcase Compound.

Acetaminophen (APAP, Paracetamol) Interferes With the First Trimester Human Fetal Ovary Development in an Ex Vivo Model.

From cohorts to molecules: Adverse impacts of endocrine disrupting mixtures.


The mammalian ovary: Concerns about the evaluation of prenatal environmental exposures.

Follicular fluid and blood levels of persistent organic pollutants and reproductive outcomes among women undergoing assisted reproductive technologies.

The insulin-like growth factor system: A target for endocrine disruptors?

A pragmatic approach to Adverse Outcome Pathways (AOP) development and evaluation.

Six decades of research on human fetal gonadal steroids.

Maternal over-the-counter analgesics use during pregnancy and adverse perinatal outcomes: Cohort study of 151,141 singleton pregnancies.

A putative adverse outcome pathway network for disrupted female pubertal onset to improve testing and regulation of endocrine disrupting chemicals.

Classical toxicity endpoints in female rats are insensitive to the human endocrine disruptors diethylstilbestrol and ketoconazole.

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E-ovary. Cell types in adult human ovaries. 



Characterization of the effects of the steroidogenesis inhibitor Ketoconazole on the human fetal ovary. Pauline Lelandais et al., EUROTOX 2021 [abstract]

Expanding the H295R steroidogenic assay using LC-MS/MS and an ER-alpha reporter gene assay as read-outs using azole fungicides as test compounds. Evi Vazakidou et al., EUROTOX 2021 [abstract]

Disruption of estrogenic and androgenic bio activities in human foetuses exposed to maternal smoking. Chiara Talia et al., ENDO 2021 [abstract]


Why Plastic?, We The Guinea Pigs with Terje Svingen, Hanna Johansson and Ana Soto. BBC World News. 12 February 2022.

Webinar and panel discussion with Dr. Shanna Swan for the European release of her book “Count Down”. 15 March 2021.

FREIA project highlights by Majorie van Duursen. EURION Annual Meeting January 2021.

Majorie van Duursen presents the FREIA project at the Second Annual Forum on Endocrine Disruptors. 17-18 December 2020.

Pauliina Damdimopoulou – Chemicals and fertility in women – lessons from One Health. Helsinki One Health, 23 Oct 2020. Key Note Lecture.

Podcast featuring Paul Fowler – Hormones: the inside story. Are everyday chemicals harming my health?


Report with presentation of Majorie van Duursen at the Second Annual Forum on Endocrine Disruptors. December 17-18, 2020.

Plastics, EDCs & Health. An Authoritative guide. The Endocrine Society and IPEN (International Pollutants Elimination Network), co-authored by Pauliina Damdimopoulou. December 10, 2020.


Let’s talk about how the chemicals in cosmetics could affect fertility. Health Europa. February 5 2019.

Interview with the project coordinator in Dutch national news paper. Article is in Dutch. NRC, March 4 2019.