Genetically modified organisms - medicine

The panel assesses environmental risks from using medicinal products that contain or consist of genetically modified organisms. This is an ongoing assignment for the Norwegian Environment Agency and the Norwegian Medicines Agency.

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Members

Monica Sanden (chair)

Johanna Bodin

Nur Duale

Tage Torstensen

Eiril Ager-Wick

Kristian Blankenborg-Prydz

Vohla Shapaval



Assessing risk means assessing how likely it is that a hazard we know leads to injury. In addition, we need to assess how serious the injury is.


Independent and transparent

VKM is appointed by the Ministry of Health and Care Services. VKM is organized as an independent body, fulfilling the national requirement for independent, transparent and open scientific risk assessments.

Risk assessments in VKM follow current international standards and methodology in the respective fields of responsibility for VKMs panels.

 

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