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

Large genomic analysis highlights COVID-19 risk factors

An international collaboration uncovers several genetic markers associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection or COVID-19 severity.

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Plague case 5000 years ago in Latvia: No evidence of an epidemic at the time

A research team from Kiel University in Germany has found new clues to the evolution of the pathogen, based on DNA from a 5000-year-old plague case.

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Cluster of Excellence PMI funds projects of its young researchers with more than 850,000 euros

22 projects of the cluster's young scientists were selected by an external team of reviewers.

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AI with Swarm Intelligence

International research team with participation of the Cluster of Excellence PMI successfully uses novel technology for cooperative analysis of Big Data.