Anteneh Assefa Desalegn

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Mobile phone 92525834
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 3 Farmasibygningen 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1068 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Academic Interests

Perinatal pharmacoepidemiology/ environmental epidemiology, drugs safety in pregnancy.

Higher education and employment history

  • Researcher, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), 2021 – 2022.
  • PhD. Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway. 2017 – 2022. Thesis on “Early-life exposure to potential endocrine disrupting chemicals and adverse developmental outcomes in Norwegian children”.
  • MSc in Toxicology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, 2016.
  • MSc in Medical Pharmacology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2011.
Tags: Perinatal epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, environmental epidemiology, risk/safety assessment of chemicals and drugs, and drugs safety in pregnancy.


  • Desalegn, Anteneh Assefa; Collet, Bérénice; Iszatt, Nina; Stigum, Hein; Jensen, Tina K. & Jonker, Lydia [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2022). Aryl hydrocarbon receptor activity in human breast milk and cryptorchidism: A case-control study within the prospective Norwegian HUMIS cohort. Environmental Research. ISSN 0013-9351. 214, p. 1–11. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2022.113861.
  • Collet, Bérénice; Desalegn, Anteneh Assefa; Swart, Kees; Naderman, Matthijs; Iszatt, Nina & Stigum, Hein [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2022). Anti-androgenic compounds in breast milk and cryptorchidism among Norwegian boys in the HUMIS birth cohort. Science of the Total Environment. ISSN 0048-9697. 803, p. 1–10. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149746.
  • Desalegn, Anteneh Assefa; Iszatt, Nina; Stigum, Hein; Jensen, Tina Kold & Eggesbø, Merete Åse (2021). A case-cohort study of perinatal exposure to potential endocrine disrupters and the risk of cryptorchidism in the Norwegian HUMIS study. Environment International. ISSN 0160-4120. 157, p. 1–9. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2021.106815. Full text in Research Archive
  • Desalegn, Anteneh Assefa (2019). Role of Physiologically Based Kinetic modelling in addressing environmental chemical mixtures – A review. Computational Toxicology. ISSN 2468-1113. 10, p. 158–168. doi: 10.1016/j.comtox.2018.09.001.
  • Desalegn, Anteneh Assefa (2019). Next generation physiologically based kinetic (NG-PBK) models in support of regulatory decision making. Computational Toxicology. ISSN 2468-1113. 9, p. 61–72. doi: 10.1016/j.comtox.2018.11.002.
  • Desalegn, Anteneh (2018). Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Modeling of Nanoceria Systemic Distribution in Rats Suggests Dose- and Route-Dependent Biokinetics. International Journal of Nanomedicine. ISSN 1176-9114. 13, p. 2631–2646. doi: 10.2147/IJN.S157210.
  • Desalegn, Anteneh Assefa; Bopp, Stephanie K.; Asturiol, David; Lamon, Lara; Worth, Andrew & Paini, Alicia (2018). Role of Physiologically Based Kinetic modelling in addressing environmental chemical mixtures - A review. Computational Toxicology. ISSN 2468-1113. doi: 10.1016/j.comtox.2018.09.001. Full text in Research Archive

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