Press releases and news of the Cluster of Excellence

Skeletal remains in the ground

Gene variant associated with medieval paratyphoid fever outbreaks today increases the risk of inflammatory diseases.

A scientist in a lab

Efficacy of available antibiotics could be maintained by sequentially administering closely related agents

Three young women with bouquets and certificates

The Cluster of Excellence PMI awards three of its most exceptional young female researchers in Kiel and Lübeck a total of €200,000 in funding via its…

Research team from the Kiel Evolution Center investigates the role of a reduction in bacterial population size and resulting random effects in the…

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

Remains of a skull bone

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.

Mann und Frau an Laborbank

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

fish swarm

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

Frau hält Hände über Bauch

Placebo-controlled phase II study confirmed efficacy of olamkicept in patients with ulcerative colitis.

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International research team identified pathophysiological mechanisms of hemorrhoidal disease by studying the DNA of nearly one million people.

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