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?

Precision medicine and PMI

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Cluster news

Petra Bacher

1.5 million Euros in EU funding for Petra Bacher

The Kiel immunologist from the Cluster of Excellence "Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation" (PMI) has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant to investigate the interactions between the immune system and microbiome in detail.

 
Vaccination syringe

COVID-19 vaccination: reasons for earlier boosters

Those who are being treated with TNF alpha blockers for a chronic inflammatory disease probably need a booster vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 earlier than others. A study by the Cluster of Excellence "Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation" indicates this.

 
Fire fighting in the intestine

Link between intestinal inflammation and microbiome

Study by the Cluster of Excellence "Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation" clarifies the anti-inflammatory effect of the fatty acid butyrate that is formed by intestinal bacteria.

 
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Highly cited cluster members

Four Members of the Cluster of Excellence "Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation" (PMI) are among the "Highly Cited Researchers 2021" with their publications.