Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München
The Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München (TUM-MED) is the university hospital of the Technical University Munich. It is renowned for its research in tumour biology, immunology, genetics, cancer therapy, and, most importantly for this project, tissue reconstruction, reconstructive and orthopaedic surgery and gene therapy. It counts among the leading medical research facilities in Germany and correspondingly is equipped with latest instrumentation for research and clinical care. The Institute of Molecular Immunology and Experimental Oncology and Therapy Research has three main focuses: Immunology of the liver and anti-infectious immunity, tumour research with emphasis on metastatic niche and development of gene therapy vectors and their application.
Role within SBR
TUM-MED will be responsible for the construction and production of viral vectors, mainly AAV, expressing reporter genes or growth factors as well as the combination of vectors with polymers and nano-particles and analysis of kinetics. They will also produce viral vectors for partners in the project.