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Zentrum Allergie und Umwelt

30.03.2017

Cytochrome P450s – metabolic keys in immunity

Cytochrome P450 enzymes (CYPs) oxidize lipophilic molecules and are well examined in the liver and environmentally exposed tissues. Renate Effner (research group Environment, Prof. Dr. Jeroen T. Buters) now reported that CYP1 enzymes are cleaners of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) in human...

29.03.2017

ZAUM on TV

The public awareness about allergic diseases and the allergic march are rising. Several TV formats gave Prof. Carsten Schmidt-Weber and Prof. Jeroen Buters from the Center of Allergy and Environment (ZAUM) the chance to speak about allergy and pollen monitoring to clarify interesting facts and...

28.03.2017

UNITED ACTION FOR ALLERGY AND ASTHMA

This year, the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and the European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients Associations (EFA) are initiating a Political Call to Action, targeted at EU and national policymakers, to act on Allergy and Asthma in Europe.The Call to...

29.11.2016

Is an agent used to treat psoriasis aimed at the wrong target?

Neuherberg, November 2016: The antibody ustekinumab is in use for treatment of psoriasis since 2009. It inhibits the underlying inflammation by neutralizing certain messengers of the immune system. Researchers at the Helmholtz Zentrum München, the Technical University of Munich and the...

29.08.2016

Response to House Dust Mites is Age-Dependent

Neuherberg, August 2016: Adults suffering from a house dust mite allergy, exhibit a cascade of inflammatory signals on the surface of their airways, which leads to airway remodeling. This process cannot be influenced by standard cortisone therapy. In an experimental model researchers around Dr....

Information

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.

Head

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)

Contact

Zentrum Allergie und Umwelt (ZAUM)
Technische Universität und Helmholtz Zentrum München
Libuse Pilz (Sekretariat)

Biedersteiner Str. 29
80802 München
Germany

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