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Mapping Exposure-Induced Immune Effects: Connecting the Exposome and the Immunome

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Immune-mediated, non-communicable diseases, such as autoimmune diseases, allergic diseases and asthma, are chronic disorders in which the immune system plays a pivotal role. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has highlighted the seriousness of autoimmunity and its association with exposure to the environment. 

EXIMIOUS aims to deliver a new way of assessing the human exposome, i.e. the exposures to environmental factors that one experiences throughout life, and shed light on its association to immune-mediated diseases.

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EXIMIOUS is part of the European Human Exposome Network and brings together 15 partner organisations from 7 European countries.

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EXIMIOUS is a 5 year Research and Innovation Action funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme.

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Partner in the spotlight: Imec

Headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, Imec is a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies and is a leader in combining microchip technology, software, and ICT. Imec’s research bridges the gap between fundamental research at universities and technology development in industry.

Partner in the spotlight: BeCOH

Meet the Belgian Center for Occupational Hygiene (BeCOH), a non-profit organisation set up to promote the advancement of knowledge concerning occupational hygiene.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 874707.