Our mission

Autoimmune and chronic inflammatory skin diseases, such as pemphigoid, pemphigus, lupus and psoriasis, pose a major medical burden. Our mission at LIED is to identify the genetic and molecular basis of those diseases, enabling better diagnosis and treatment for patients.

LIED is structured in 4 major research agendas:

1. Genetics of cutaneous inflammation (Ibrahim lab)
2. Model Systems of Inflammatory Skin Diseases (Ludwig lab)
3. Translational Research (Schmidt lab)
4. Translational Neurodegeneration Research & Neuropathology (Pahnke lab)