1.5 Million Euro EU Funding for Scientist Petra Bacher
The Kiel immunologist from the Cluster of Excellence “Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation” (PMI) receives an ERC Starting Grant to elucidate in detail the interactions between the immune system and the microbiome.
The key to …read more
Link between intestinal inflammation and microbiome
Study by the Cluster of Excellence “Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation” clarifies the anti-inflammatory effect of the fatty acid butyrate that is formed by intestinal bacteria.
Around 500 to 1,000 different types of bacteria, fungi …read more
What zoo animals teach us about a healthy microbiome
Extensive comparative study at Kiel University on the composition of bacterial colonization in zoo animals provides new insights into the loss of microbial diversity in the human body
For several years, life science and medical …read more
Berchtesgaden Microbiome Science Days 2021 – intense exchange between basic scientists, translational researchers and clinicians
The Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology (IKMB) hosts since 2016 the high-profile annual microbiome symposium Berchtesgaden Microbiome Science Days (BMSD).
The recent hype in microbiome-disease relationships has made this a highly visible topic from basic …read more
Host factors shaping the microbiome – is there evidence for the blood group diet?
Talk of Andre Franke, head of the research group Genetics & Bioinformatics, IKMB, speaker of the DFG Research Unit miTarget, at the Scientific Symposium of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V. in Bonn on 29th …read more
Dorothea Erxleben Awards 2021 – two prices for scientists of the the RU 5042 miTarget
Dorothea-Erxleben-Preisträgerinnen 2021, von links nach rechts: Dr. Julia Pagel, Prof. Dr. Petra Bacher, Dr. Corinna Bang, © C. Kloodt / Exzellenzcluster PMI, Uni Kiel
On 30th August, 2021 the Cluster of Excellence PMI awards three …read more