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New video on mechanisms of allergen specific immunotherapy

Is exhaustion another mechanism of allergen specific immunotherapy? Have a look for this video & open access paper: An exhausted phenotype of TH2...


Stellungnahme zum Thema Allergie und COVID19

Allergene können Allergien verursachen, aber sind sie ein Problem für die Corona Pandemie?


New ZAUM website for pollen flight measurements

ZAUM released a new website, where anybody interested in pollen can check the latest measurements. The website is connected to newly installed robotic...


New article on "Inflammatory macrophage memory" published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

A team of researchers led by Dr. Julia Esser-von-Bieren, Institute of Allergy Research, was able to show for the first time that immune cells of...


New article on anti-inflammatory effects of helminth products published in Science Translational Medicine

Lipid mediators and macrophages play key roles in type 2 inflammation, e.g. in allergic asthma. A team led by Julia Esser-von Bieren (shared first...


The Center of Allergy and Environment (ZAUM), which is located in Munich, is a hybrid institute equally funded by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU). The working groups of the ZAUM are either located in the heart of Munich at the Biederstein Campus in Schwabing or at the Helmholtz Campus in Neuherberg.The aims of the ZAUM are to promote research on allergic diseases to gain mechanistic insights into the disease and to push therapeutic developments in order to provide better patient care or even be able to prevent the onset of allergic diseases. Learn more about ZAUM and our research groups. The institute is member of the German Center of Lung Research.


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Carsten B. Schmidt-Weber
Chair for Molecular Allergology (Klinikum rechts der Isar)
Director of the Institute of Allergy research (IAF; Helmholtz Zentrum München)

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