Gabi de Pinho

Gabi de Pinho is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Epidemiology & Data Science of Amsterdam UMC. Her broader research interest is on environmental determinants of lifestyle behaviours and chronic diseases risk, with a greater focus on the influence of the food environment on dietary behaviours and cardio vascular diseases. She is the coordinator of the EpidM ‘Lifestyle Epidemiology’ course and associate editor at the journal ‘Public Health Nutrition’.


Ultra-processed food consumption patterns among older adults in the Netherlands and the role of the food environment

Pinho MGM, Lakerveld J, Harbers MC, Sluijs I, Vermeulen R, Huss A, Boer JMA, Verschuren WMM, Brug J, Beulens JWJ, Mackenbach JD.
European Journal of Nutrition. 60 (2021).

Environmental risk factors of type 2 diabetes-an exposome approach

Beulens JWJ, Pinho MGM, Abreu TC, den Braver NR, Lam TM, Huss A, Vlaanderen J, Sonnenschein T, Siddiqui NZ, Yuan Z, Kerckhoffs J, Zhernakova A, Brandao Gois MF, Vermeulen RCH.
Diabetologia. 2021 Nov 18.

Gabi de Pinho

Contact information

Amsterdam UMC
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
De Boelelaan 1089a
1081 HV Amsterdam

Areas of Expertise

Cardiovascular Health Epidemiology Food Environment Lifestyle behaviour Nutritional Epidemiology

Decoding the exposome

Decoding the exposome

The environment we live in has a dominant impact on our health. It explains an estimated seventy percent of the chronic disease burden. Where we live, what we eat, how much we exercise, the air we breathe and whom we associate with; all of these environmental factors play a role. The combination of these factors over the life course is called the exposome. There is general (scientific) consensus that understanding more about the exposome will help explain the current burden of disease and that it provides entry points for prevention and ...

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