Professor Kilian Eyerich studied medicine at the University of Würzburg and at TUM. After graduation, he joined TUM’s Medical Life Science and Technology PhD program. He also worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Istituto Dermopatico Dell’immacolata in Rome. Professor Eyerich has received numerous grants and awards for his translational research activities. These have been from organizations such as the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, the German Research Foundation, the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, and the Bavarian Research Foundation. In 2013, he was awarded a Heisenberg Professorship by the German Research Foundation. The research area of Professor Eyerich (b. 1979) is the immunology of inflammatory skin diseases such as psoriasis or atopic eczema. As an MD/PhD, his ultimate goal is to improve patient care through the development of innovative diagnostic and therapeutic tools.
Areas of Interest
Dermato-Immunology, studying the interaction of (adaptive) immune cells and epithelial cells; re-classification of inflammatory skin diseases based on molecular events that mediate clinically meaningful outcomes.