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Genetic legacy of earlier epidemics

Professor Ben Krause-Kyora researches the epidemics of our ancestors by analysing ancient DNA. His findings also help to improve our understanding of today’s inflammatory diseases.

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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.

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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.

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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

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