Adam Grossman

Adam Grossman

Dr. Adam Grossman is Praedicat's Vice President of Modeling, Senior Scientist and one of Praedicat's co-founders. Adam works on the modeling team to create and implement Praedicat's risk models. Previously, Adam was an Analyst in the Emerging Risk Solutions group at RMS where he was a core member of the liability catastrophe research and development team that formed the foundation for Praedicat. Adam received his B.A.Sc. in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto, after developing flight training simulators at Defense R&D Canada. He then went on to earn his M.S. and Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Stanford University.

The Impending Risk of Microplastic

The Impending Risk of Microplastic 700 350 Adam Grossman

The impending risk of microplastic Microplastic may have been an uninvited guest to your Thanksgiving Day feast. Or perhaps an unintentional ingredient in that healthy fruit plate you enjoyed. In…

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Carrier Management feature – ‘Liability Long Tail Could Get Longer’

Carrier Management feature – ‘Liability Long Tail Could Get Longer’ 700 350 Adam Grossman

Could the long tail on liability insurance claims grow from years to generations? In recent years, scientists have been discovering ways in which harms from chemical exposures not only manifest…

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Promising new autism treatment lends credence to the microbiome hypothesis

Promising new autism treatment lends credence to the microbiome hypothesis 700 350 Adam Grossman

Autism rates have risen dramatically in the United States over the last 30-40 years.  While some of this increase in autism is likely due to greater awareness and broader diagnostic…

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Carrier Management: Are Building Products Making Us Fat?

Carrier Management: Are Building Products Making Us Fat? 700 350 Adam Grossman

Executive Summary FIRST ARTICLE OF A SERIES. There’s more scientific evidence that chemical compounds in building materials and plastics can be linked to obesity than that artificial sweeteners can be…

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The science of glyphosate – the court’s view

The science of glyphosate – the court’s view 700 350 Adam Grossman

This summer saw two major developments in glyphosate litigation: a California jury finding in favor of a plaintiff claiming glyphosate caused his non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and a federal judge deciding that…

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Is climate change another factor in bee deaths?

Is climate change another factor in bee deaths? 150 150 Adam Grossman

“Changes in climate and weather affect food and forage for bees,” [said Geoffrey Williams, an assistant professor at Auburn in Alabama]. “It’s pretty obvious that if you have bees already…

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Cannabis: coming to drinks and medicines near you

Cannabis: coming to drinks and medicines near you 150 150 Adam Grossman

Cannabis is turning out to be a huge new business opportunity.  Over the last several years its recreational use has been legalized in Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, California, Alaska, Maine, Masachussetts, and…

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The GMO debate rages on as USDA publishes its proposed labeling rule

The GMO debate rages on as USDA publishes its proposed labeling rule 150 150 Adam Grossman

Few things today raise as much passion as anything having to do with genetically-modified organisms (GMO) used for food. In some ways the rhetoric has been heated since 1992 when…

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Acrylamide, Proposition 65 warnings, hazard, and risk

Acrylamide, Proposition 65 warnings, hazard, and risk 150 150 Adam Grossman

As somebody with a two espresso per day habit, I read with interest the New York Times article regarding the ongoing litigation to force coffee companies to give consumers warnings…

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Fish oil supplements and the self-correcting nature of science

Fish oil supplements and the self-correcting nature of science 150 150 Adam Grossman

I’m often asked my views on how the latest paper to find a correlation between a chemical and a bodily injury (or not find any correlation, as the case may…

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Increased awareness of 3D printing risks brings proposals for regulation

Increased awareness of 3D printing risks brings proposals for regulation 150 150 Adam Grossman

The use of additive manufacturing/3D printing technologies continues to increase. As we discussed in our white paper, co-authored with AIG, additive manufacturing carries with it new risks not known in traditional manufacturing…

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Neurological tumours get new classification methodology

Neurological tumours get new classification methodology 150 150 Adam Grossman

One of the most important factors in assessing disease, especially cancer, is accurately distinguishing among the possible variants. This can be a difficult task, however, especially when the best tool…

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