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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....

12.08.2016

Recombinant antigen 5 from seven hymenoptera species in diagnosis

Neuherberg, August 2016: Stings of hymenoptera can cause severe anaphylaxis in untreated venom-allergic patients. A correct diagnosis regarding the relevant species for immunotherapy is often hampered by clinically irrelevant cross-reactivity. Maximilian Schiener in the group of Dr. Simon Blank...

Portrait of Prof. Carsten Schmidt-Weber in his laboratory.

05.07.2016

Prof. Carsten Schmidt-Weber on air at the SWR2 Forum

Prof. Carsten Schmidt-Weber, Head of the Center of Allergy and Environment (ZAUM), took part in the discussion about "Allergies - do we trivialize the risks of this widespread disease?" at the SWR2 Forum.

27.06.2016

Molecular Allergology User's Guide

Vienna, June 2016: The ZAUM (Dr. Simon Blank; Molecular and Translational Allergology group) contributed to the establishment of the world’s first comprehensive handbook on Molecular Allergology. The book of more than 300 pages, named “Molecular Allergology User's Guide”, was officially presented...

27.06.2016

Several prizes for ZAUM members at the EAACI 2016 Congress in...

Vienna, June 2016: Several members of ZAUM successfully participated in the annual congress of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI): Dennis Rußkamp, Constanze Jakwerth, Ulrich Zissler and Julia Esser-von Bieren won scholarships for presenting their work in the oral...

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)
Head of the Munich Allergy Research Centers (MARC)

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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