Herman Autrup received a MSc in organic chemistry from University of Copenhagen, Denmark and a PhD in experimental pathology from the university of Nairobi, Kenya. He has been Head of the Carcinogen macromolecular Interaction Section, Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, National Cancer Institute (USA), and Chief, Laboratory of Environmental Carcinogenesis, Danish Cancer Society. He retired as professor of Environmental Medicine, University of Aarhus, Denmark in 2015.
Herman Autrup was Elected member of the Danish Academy of technical Sciences in 1997, and has received numerous awards EUROTOX Merit award, SOT (USA)Education Award, Princess Chulabhorn gold medal (Thailand), Fritz Sobel award (European Environmental Mutagen society) .He has been member of several risk assessment committee in EU and has been member of the Scientific advisory committee and Governing board of IARC. He is currently President of the International Union of Toxicology.
He has published more than 225 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals (H-Index 55).
Foldbjerg R, Irving ES, Hayashi Y, Sutherland DS, Thorsen K, Autrup H, Beer C. Global gene expression profiling of human lung epithelial cells after exposure to nanosilver. Toxicol Sci 130: 145-57, 2012.
Foldbjerg R, Wang J, Beer C, Thorsen K, Sutherland DS, Autrup H ,Biological effects induced by BSA-stabilized silica nanoparticles in human and mouse cell lines. Chem Biol Interaction, 204:28-38 2013.
Jiang X, Foldbjerg R, Miclaus T, Wang L, Singh R, Hayashi Y, Sutherland D, Chen C, Autrup H, Beer C Multiplatform genotoxicity analysis of silver nanoparticles in the model cell line CHO-K1. Toxicol Letters 222:55-63, 2013.
Jiang, X; Miclaus T; Wang, L; Foldbjerg,R, Sutherland DS, Autrup H Chen C Beer C Fast intracellular dissolution and persistent cellular uptake of silver nanoparticles in CHO-K1 cells: implication for cytotoxicity». Nanotoxicology 9: 181-9, 2015
Chen R, Zhang L, Ge C, Tseng MT, Bai R, Qu, Y, Beer C, Autrup H, Chen C. Subchronic toxicity and cardiovascular reesponses in spontaneously hypertensive rats after exposure to multiwalled carbon nanotubes by intratrachel instillation. Chem Res Toxicol 28: 440-50, 2015
Title of presentation «Genotoxicity of nanomaterials».