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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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Project facts

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

  • Concept: introduce a new approach to mapping exposure-induced immune effects by combining exposomics and immunomics in a unique toolbox.
  • Budget: 10.8 million Euro
  • Duration: 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2024

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EXIMIOUS: how does the environment affect our health?​

Mapping Exposure-Induced Immune Effects: Connecting the Exposome and the Immunome EXIMIOUS: how does the environment affect our health? February 19, 2020 The European funded research project EXIMIOUS sets out to unravel the connections between our immune system and the environment we are exposed to. Each and every day we experience environmental exposures of all kinds,

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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.