Even though asthma belongs with 235 Billion patients worldwide to the most frequently respiratory diseases, it is not much known about its causes and processes of genesis. Furthermore the diagnosis is difficult. Especially for children an early recognition of this disease is important to save lives. The project partners are focussing on an innovatiove approach, which is based on the analysis of blood cells to estimate the risk a patient is came down with asthma. The goal is to develop a method, that allows for easy and fast diagnosis of asthma as well as monitoring a correspondig therapy.