The project is funded by the program "m4 – Personalized Medicine and Targeted Therapies" for which the Munich Biotech Cluster was awarded "Leading-Edge cluster status" by the German Federal Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF) in 2010. For a 5 year period, the program is funded with EUR 40 million from the BMBF, which are complemented by EUR 40 million from the participating companies in more than 40 cooperative R&D projects from industry and scientific institutions. The Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology supports the cluster management agency BioM and particular components of the concept with an additional EUR 12 million. For more information please visit http://www.m4.de.
About Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU)
The Department of Dermatology and Allergology at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (Dermatology at LMU) is one of the largest dermatology clinics in Europe and worldwide with more than 50 doctors, 155 beds, more than 90,000 outpatient visits and 5,500 inpatient visits per year. Each year more than 5,000 visits by melanoma patients are scheduled at the dermato-oncology department headed by Prof. Dr. med. Carola Berking. The treatments include surgical excisions, adjuvant therapy, systemic chemotherapy, radiation and immunotherapy. Further, many clinical trials are carried out at Dermatology at LMU offering patients experimental therapies such as BRAF/MEK/c-Kit inhibitors or ipilimumab. Prof. Berking acts as Principal Investigator on several such trials and is considered a Key Opinion Leader in the field. For more information please visit http://derma.klinikum.uni-muenchen.de.
About Exosome Diagnostics
Exosome Diagnostics is a leading developer of biofluid-based molecular diagnostic test
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