Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne


The CMMC is an independent biomedical and educational research center of the UoC and has its own organizational and stringent reviewing structures. 

The following internal and external boards are committed to maintaining high-quality biomedical research and a state-of-the-art infrastructure at the center: 

CMMC internal boards

CMMC external boards


All of the CMMC’s research projects are grouped within three core research areas:

  • Research Area A
    Mechanisms of tumor development: intrinsic and extrinsic control of cell proliferation and tissue invasion
  • Research Area B
    Principles of immunity, inflammation and infection
  • Research Area C
    Molecular mechanisms and metabolic control of tissue degeneration and regeneration 

The following six technological facuilities together with the Central Office provide the structural and administrative research infrastructure of the center.

The CMMC´s structure and organization