Caring for blindness: a new protein in sight?
20.04.2015 - Press release
A team of Inserm researchers at the Vision Institute, have demonstrated in an animal model that blocking another protein, Slit2, prevents the pathological blood vessel development that causes these diseases. ...
An electronic micropump to deliver treatments deep within the brain.
16.04.2015 - Press release
it is essential to act at exactly the right time and place in the brain. For this reason, the team of researchers led by Christophe Bernard at Inserm Unit 1106, “Institute of Systems Neuroscience” (INS) have developed an organic electronic micropump which, when ...
A pharmacological compound for restoring neuromuscular transmission
26.03.2015 - Press release
Researchers from Inserm, CNRS and Paris Descartes University have just demonstrated the beneficial effect of lithium chloride on a group of genetic disorders responsible for muscle dysfunction known as congenital myasthenias. ...
Repairing the cerebral cortex: it can be done
09.03.2015 - Press release
A team led by Afsaneh Gaillard (Inserm Unit 1084, Experimental and Clinical Neurosciences Laboratory, University of Poitiers) has just taken an important step in the area of cell therapy. ...
Sleep reduces the brain’s predictive ability
03.03.2015 - Press release
A study carried out at NeuroSpin (French Atomic Energy Commission [CEA]/Inserm) has shown that even though sounds continue to penetrate the auditory cortex, sleep disrupts the brain’s ability to anticipate them ...
VEGF-C, an indispensable growth factor for producing new neurons
27.02.2015 - Press release
Research studies bringing together Inserm, CNRS and Université de Pierre et Marie Curie researchers from the Brain and Spinal Cord Institute in collaboration with a team from the Yale Cardiovascular Research Center, have demonstrated the importance of factor VEGF-C in the activation ...