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)

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Cluster news

A worm’s view on immunity

Kiel research team is using the nematode model Caenorhabditis elegans to gain new insights into the regulation of the innate immune response

 
Mikroskopische Aufnahme des Fadenwurms C. elegans.

Building blocks for microbiome research

Kiel researchers, together with an international team, present a nematode model system as the basis for comprehensive microbiome research

 
Magnificated picture of miniature chips

Improving European healthcare through cell-based interceptive medicine

EU initiative with Kiel participation wants to track human cells over the course of life, detect changes and thus specifically intercept diseases.

 
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Cluster-Retreat 2020

A group photo with mouth-and-nose protection, generous distance between the seats and a strictly limited number of participants - the Cluster Retreat was a special one this year.