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

Florian Tran

Precision Medicine: Kiel-based assistant physician awarded Else Kröner Memorial Fellowship

In the funded project, Dr. Florian Tran, clinician scientist at the Cluster of Excellence PMI, plans to use a new technology to detect individual signatures in intestinal tissue.

Konrad Aden

Publication prize for Konrad Aden

Dr. Konrad Aden, Senior Clinician Scientist at the Cluster of Excellence PMI and specialist in internal medicine in Kiel, has been awarded one of three publication prizes for 2022 by the Else Kröner-Fresenius Foundation.


Award for research on anti-inflammatory peptides

A team from the Cluster of Excellence PMI at the Research Center Borstel has been awarded the Leibniz Drug of the Year 2022.


New research network on heredity in heart attacks

Prof. Jeanette Erdmann and Prof. Inke König from the Cluster of Excellence PMI receive funding from the German Research Foundation for identifying new rare risk variants and genes for atherosclerosis and myocardial infarction.