Stroke (CVA) in young adults: discovery of a susceptibility gene associated with bleeding of the cervical arteries
24.11.2014 - Communiqué
Researchers from the joint research unit “Public health and molecular epidemiology of aging related diseases” (Inserm/Institut Pasteur Lille/Université Lille 2), in collaboration with Lille Regional University Hospital (CHRU), have discovered a susceptibility gene involved in this major cause of stroke (cerebrovascular accident) ...
Launch of GrippeNet.fr 2014-2015 season
19.11.2014 - Communiqué
Launched 3 years ago by the Sentinelles Network (Inserm–Pierre and Marie Curie University Joint Research Unit 1136) and the French Institute for Public Health Surveillance (InVS), the GrippeNet.fr website returns for a fourth consecutive year. ...
A better understanding of accidents in everyday life
17.11.2014 - Communiqué
During their lives, every French person will be the victim of one accident in everyday life every 5 years, on average (fall, burn, drowning, etc.). Taken as a whole, these statistics represent 11 million people injured every year. The Accident Prevention and ...
Avoiding skin graft rejection: it’s possible!
14.11.2014 - Communiqué
A research team bringing together José Cohen and Philippe Grimbert (Inserm Unit 955/Université Paris Est Créteil [UPEC] and the Centre for Clinical Investigation – Biotherapies 504 [CIC-BT 504]), and their collaborators at Institut Curie and AP-HP (George Pompidou European Hospital) has succeeded ...
A means for autistic people to restore correct interpretation of sensory information
10.11.2014 - Communiqué
In autistic children, information coming from the 5 senses - touch, hearing, sight or other stimuli - are not correctly interpreted in the brain, leading to inappropriate behaviour and sometimes uncontrollable reactions. Inserm researchers led by Andréas Frick in Inserm Unit 862 ...
Production of human motor neurons from stem cells is gaining speed
10.11.2014 - Communiqué
Researchers at the Institute for Stem Cell Therapy and Exploration of Monogenic Diseases (I-Stem - Inserm/AFM/UEVE) have recently developed a new approach to produce different populations of motor neurons from these cells in only 14 days. ...
Lung cancer diagnosed before it is detected by imaging
31.10.2014 - Communiqué
A team of researchers from Inserm led by Paul Hofman (Inserm Unit 1081/University of Nice) has just made a significant advance in the area of early diagnosis of invasive cancers. ...