L’Inserm et l’Institut Pasteur identifient une nouvelle variante du virus Ebola en Guinée
18.04.2014 - Press release
(Français) Dans un article paru le 16 avril dans The New England journal of Medicine, des chercheurs de l'Inserm (Laboratoire P4 de Lyon) et de l'Institut pasteur publient leurs premières conclusions sur les caractéristiques du virus Ebola découvert en Guinée. Les ...
Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair
17.04.2014 - Press release
A team led by Ludwik Leibler from the Laboratoire Matière Molle et Chimie (CNRS/ESPCI Paris Tech) and Didier Letourneur from the Laboratoire Recherche Vasculaire Translationnelle (INSERM/Universités Paris Diderot and Paris 13), has just demonstrated that the principle of adhesion by aqueous solutions ...
Confirmation of the neurobiological origin of attention – deficit disorder
10.04.2014 - Press release
A study, carried out on mice, has just confirmed the neurobiological origin of attention - deficit disorder (ADD), a syndrome whose causes are poorly understood. ...
Caffeine and Alzheimer’s disease : a link with tau protein
09.04.2014 - Press release
Researchers at Inserm and University of Lille 2/University of Lille Nord de France directed by David Blum, Inserm Research Fellow, have provided experimental evidence of the beneficial effects of caffeine in an animal model of Alzheimer’s disease. This work, carried out on ...
A natural protein, Elafin against gluten intolerance?
08.04.2014 - Press release
Scientists from INRA and INSERM (France) have shown that Elafin, a human protein, plays a key role against the inflammatory reaction typical of celiac disease (gluten intolerance). ...
Friedreich’s ataxia – an effective gene therapy in an animal model
07.04.2014 - Press release
The team led by Hélène Puccio, director of research for Inserm at the Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC) (Inserm / CNRS / University of Strasbourg) in close collaboration with Patrick Aubourg's team (Inserm and Professor of Neuropaediatrics at ...
Europeans and biomedical research
03.04.2014 - Press release
The French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm) is currently the leading biomedical research organisation in Europe, and plays a key role in developing European research. To mark its 50th anniversary, Inserm wanted to assess the perceptions of Europeans regarding ...