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Professors Blank and Schmidt-Weber Receive Prestigious Co-Creation Funding from the Helmholtz Association

With the co-creation projects as part of the transfer campaign, the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers ensures a seamless transition…


New Study uncovers link between dietary salt intake and asthma in females

The findings of Prof. Francesca Alessandrini and colleagues shed light onto the link of dietary salt and asthma incidence – a so far controversially…


Constanze Jakwerth Awarded Habilitation in Molecular Immunology at Technical University of Munich

Constanze Jakwerth has been granted her teaching qualification in higher education (Habilitation) and the right to teach in the field of Molecular…


New publication: Novel ‚brake‘ for intestinal Tregs identified by ZAUM researchers

The immune system actively tolerizes intestinal microbes and dietary antigens including food allergens via the induction of a specialized subset of…


Bayerischer Rundfunk Reports on ZAUM Study: New Insights into Childhood Asthma

On the occasion of World Asthma Day, Bavarian Broadcasting (BR) reports on a recently published study that has achieved groundbreaking results in…


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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Zentrum Allergie und Umwelt (ZAUM) 
Technische Universität und Helmholtz Zentrum München

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80802 München

Phone: +49 89 4140-3451
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E-Mail: zaumnoSp@m@tum.de