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A new way to protect from allergen exposure from cat, dog and house dust mites: Air purifiers?

Reducing exposure to the causative allergen relieves allergy symptoms. But how do you do that? Manzano and colleagues from IAF/ZAUM made a study,...


FOCUS on epithelial leukotriene production published in Science Immunology

In this FOCUS article in Science Immunology, Fiona Henkel and Julia Esser-von Bieren highlight recent work showing that leukocytes are not the only...


New article on macrophage memory in allergic asthma published in JACI

Monocytes and macrophages are known to develop an “innate memory”, also called “trained immunity” in different types of infections or cardiovascular...


Julia Esser-von Bieren receives Henning Løwenstein Research Award 2021

On November 19 Julia Esser-von Bieren was awarded the Henning Løwenstein Research Award 2021. This biennial award is given to a young researcher, who...


Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Gesundheit und Pflege fördert Pollenforschung am ZAUM

Prof. Dr. Jeroen Buters hat am 21 September 2021 eine Förderung vom Bayerischen Gesundheitsminister Holetscheck (Bayern) erhalten. Damit unterstützt...


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) 
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