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Molecular Allergology User's Guide 2.0 from the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) released

Simon Blank (Head of the Molecular and Translational Allergology group) contributed to two chapters (Bee Venom Allergy & Vespid Venom Allergy) of the...


Sonja Heine receives Joachim Ganzer Award for Allergen Immunotherapy 2022

On September 9. Sonja Heine from the Lab Blank (Molecular & Translational Allergology Group) was awarded the Joachim Ganzer Award for Allergen...


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...


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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