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.


Putative adverse outcome pathways for female reproductive disorders to improve testing and regulation of chemicals.

Testing the twin testosterone transfer hypothesis – intergenerational analysis of 317 dizygotic twins born in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Safeguarding female reproductive health against endocrine disrupting chemicals – the FREIA project.

Dynamics of the transcriptional landscape during human fetal testis and ovary development.

Persistent environmental endocrine-disrupting chemicals in ovarian follicular fluid and in vitro fertilization treatment outcome in women.

Calretinin is a novel candidate marker for adverse ovarian effects of early life exposure to mixtures of endocrine disruptors in the rat.

Single-cell analysis of human ovarian cortex identifies distinct cell populations but no oogonial stem cells.


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

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?


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.