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)

Cluster news

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Traumatic brain injury: molecule from Kiel supports brain repair

International research team has discovered how repair after a brain injury can be improved by influencing immune cells

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Sugar leads to early death, but not due to obesity

Study with the participation of the PMI Cluster of Excellence points out that the reduced life expectancy due to sugar consumption could have other causes than previously assumed

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Review International Symposium 2020

Around 250 experts from Germany and the world, renowned keynote speakers and inspiring discussions - that was the 7th International Cluster Symposium 2020.

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Rapid emergence of antibiotic resistance during standard therapy

Kiel research team investigates how the pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa becomes resistant to antibiotics during treatment of cystic fibrosis patients