Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine

Fraunhofer Allergen Challenge Chambers

To the Fraunhofer ITEM Allergen Challenge Chamber by bus, train, or plane

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Cell-based in-vitro methods

One-day workshop at Fraunhofer ITEM in Hannover on November 10, 2016

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Some people try to breathe – but can’t

Human lung samples for studying respiratory diseases

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P.R.I.T.® exposure system

New approaches for in-vitro testing of inhalable substances

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Antibiotic-resistant pathogens

Test methods for controlling resistant germs that cause lung infections

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Innovative approaches for inhaled aerosol therapies

Inhaled administration of pharmaceuticals

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Single cells – multiple possibilities

Diagnostics in personalized tumor therapy

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News / 15.7.2016

EUSAAT Congress in Linz, Austria

Alternatives to animal testing will be at the focus of several Fraunhofer ITEM presentations in Linz from Aug 24-27.

News / 7.7.2016

Meet us at the ERS International Congress

Fraunhofer ITEM scientists will present recent research work in London from September 3-7.

News / 29.6.2016

"Models of Lung Disease"

Please save the date, if you are interested in this Fraunhofer Seminar on January 19 and 20, 2017 in Hannover.

News / 27.6.2016

Fraunhofer Allergen Challenge Chambers

First international multicenter study on specific immunotherapy successfully completed.

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Fraunhofer ITEM

Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine ITEM

Nikolai-Fuchs-Strasse 1
30625 Hannover

Phone +49 511 5350-0


25 Jul 2016 12:58:44 GMT


During the Annual Congress 2016 of the European Society for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EUSAAT) in Linz, Austria, the Fraunhofer ITEM will present several research topics from its Division of Pre-clinical Pharmacology in a lecture and several scientific posters.

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12 Jul 2016 08:24:50 GMT

EAACI 2016

During the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress 2016 in Vienna (Austria) from June 11 to 15, Fraunhofer ITEM will present recent results of allergy and asthma research in three poster presentations. In addition, you are welcome to meet the Fraunhofer ITEM experts at the Fraunhofer ITEM booth in the exhibition.

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12 Jul 2016 08:21:07 GMT

ERS Congress 2016

At this year's international congress of the European Respiratory Society, Fraunhofer ITEM will present recent research work in two lectures and three poster presentations.

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11 Jul 2016 13:23:49 GMT

Workshop on "Cell-based in-vitro methods for investigations on biological effects of inhalable compounds"

This one-day workshop at Fraunhofer ITEM in Hannover, Germany, will give a brief overview on a large range of scientific and practical topics related to this emerging field of in-vitro toxicology, including design of experimental setups, aerosol-related questions, state-of-the-art exposure methods, biological test systems, and regulatory aspects.

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