Cluster of Excellence Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation (PMI)

About the Cluster

More and more people in industrial nations are suffering from chronic inflammatory diseases such as Crohn’s disease, psoriasis, diabetes and rheumatism. In the Cluster of Excellence “Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation” (PMI), scientists from various medical disciplines and fundamental research are working together on an interdisciplinary basis to significantly improve the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of these diseases. Their vision is to achieve complete control over the diseases – at every stage and as early as possible.

More about the Cluster of Excellence Precision Medicine in Chromic Inflammation (PMI)

Why precision medicine?


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New insights into the evolution of the plague pathogen

Genetic factors acquired by Yersinia pestis contribute to our understanding of the plague pandemic in the 19th century



Mourning for Jeanette Erdmann

The Cluster of Excellence mourns the death of its former steering committee member Prof. Jeanette Erdmann.

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Kiel symposium on the role of the microbiome in inflammatory bowel disease

International experts discussed the latest research on the link between intestinal bacteria and chronic intestinal inflammation at the international symposium.

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Patients with cutaneous lupus at increased risk of stroke and heart attack

Study shows significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease for patients with cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE), a rare autoimmune skin disease.