Special Issue "ICERPH 2020—Addressing Environmental Threats to Human Health from Pregnancy to Senility"

A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2020.

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Annamaria Colao
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Guest Editor
Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Chirurgia, Unit of Endocrinology, Federico II University Medical School of Naples, Naples, Italy
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Dr. Prisco Piscitelli
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Guest Editor
Euro Mediterranean Biomedical Scientific Institute (ISBEM), 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium
Interests: Epidemiology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

We are organizing a Special Issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) for the publication of the Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environmental Research and Public Health—Addressing Environmental Threats to Human Health from Pregnancy to Senility, which is being held on 4–6 May 2020 at Centro Congressi “Federico II”, University of Naples Federico II in Naples, Italy. IJERPH is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes articles and communications in the interdisciplinary area of environmental health sciences and public health. For detailed information on the journal, we refer you to https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph.

Throughout the lifespan, environmental exposures can influence the prevalence and severity of diseases.  Environmental hazards increase the risk of cancer, heart disease, asthma, and many other illnesses. These hazards can be physical (e.g., pollution, toxic chemicals, and food contaminants) or social (e.g., dangerous work, poor housing conditions, urban sprawl, and poverty). This conference welcomes and brings together leading experts in the field of environmental research and public health, from academia and industry to share their recent findings. It also welcomes inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary contributions from both theoretical and applied perspectives. We invite investigators to contribute original research articles as well as review articles to this Special Issue. Potential topics include but are not limited to:

  • Environmental exposure, health and safety;
  • Epigenetics and gene–environment interactions;
  • Environmental epidemiology and toxicology;
  • Endocrine disruptors;
  • Climate change and public health;
  • Emerging issues in environmental health.

Prof. Annamaria Colao
Dr. Prisco Piscitelli
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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