Novel technologies used in HEDIMED: Portable allergy testing technology

Novel technologies used in HEDIMED: Portable allergy testing technology

Amidst the rising tide of allergies and sensitivities, such as reactions to specific foods and pollen, CSEM stands as a beacon of innovation through the HEDIMED project. Guided by the expertise of Loïc Burr and Stefano Cattaneo at CSEM’s Landquart research facilities in Switzerland, this transformative technology is poised to reshape the landscape of allergy…

Novel technologies used in hedimed

Novel technologies used in hedimed

In HEDIMED, we are developing and using new technologies to advance research and science. Over time, we will introduce these technologies in depth in dedicated blog posts. Here is an overview of what is to come:   Portable allergy testing technology The new allergy testing technology developed by HEDIMED partner CSEM is a portable solution that eliminates…

Exposome Expectations in child Health – a workshop

Exposome Expectations in child Health – a workshop

A workshop on ‘Exposome expectations in child health’ was held on 16th-20th October in Leiden, Netherlands. This was an intensive and interactive event for slightly over 20 people from multiple sectors of exposome research. Wide-ranging expertise was gathered! HEDIMED took advantage of being involved in this transdisciplinary, important, and future-oriented work. The exposome research on…

The eaten exposome: findings in type 1 diabetes

The eaten exposome: findings in type 1 diabetes

The increasing incidence of type 1 diabetes has caused concern in the Western world during recent decades. Type 1 diabetes is an immune-mediated disease and genetics and environment, including diet, microbial infections and other factors, all are suspected to have a role in disease development. Exposure to these non-genetic environmental factors is called the exposome. In…

Consortium meeting in Malmo

Consortium meeting in Malmo

Project consortium meeting took place in 8th-9th December ’22 in Malmo, Sweden. The 2-day meeting consisted of workshops, small working groups, and updates from laboratories and the project in general. This time we managed to gather more than 60 attendees in-place. Toxicant, celiac disease as well as exosome group meetings took place already in pre-meeting…

More friend than foe? Linking food microbiome and human health

More friend than foe? Linking food microbiome and human health

Humans are constantly exposed to different food-associated bacteria depending on the types of products they consume. Even though some bacteria may be pathogenic, recent research has taught us that a healthy balance of diverse bacteria is beneficial to us.1 While unpleasant odor and taste may speak for rotten food and the potential of toxic compounds,…

HEDIMED @ ICDS2022

HEDIMED @ ICDS2022

Some of our key investigators took part in the 19th International Celiac Disease Symposium ICDS2022 in Sorrento, Italy. The symposium is the key forum for scientists, clinicians, health allied professionals, patient associations and industry to meet and exchange knowledge and improve cooperation across care and prevention of celiac disease. The bi-annual meeting aims to mainstream…

Satellite data and health research

Satellite data and health research

Research on environmental health is increasingly using satellite data. In addition to studying environmental and climatic changes on Earth, satellite observations have recently been used to track and forecast health consequences and disease outbreaks as well. Satellites broadcast information, for instance, on the level of urban development, air pollution, vegetation, and water quality. Geospatial data…