How a tumour mechanically transforms its healthy neighbouring cells into tumour cells and amplifies its own development
12.05.2015 - Press release
A growing tumour exerts considerable ongoing abnormal pressure on the healthy neighbouring cells. The CNRS/UPMC/Institut Curie team directed by Emmanuel Farge, Inserm Research Director at Institut Curie, has just discovered that this force can induce tumour gene expression. ...
French team identifies new genes implicated in liver cancer : another step towards personalised medicine for cancer patients
02.04.2015 - Press release
Professor Zucman-Rossi and her colleagues have used high-throughput sequencing techniques to study cancer linked to excessive alcohol consumption and obesity in particular, seeking to identify the mutations and rearrangements implicated in tumour genesis and the progression and resistance of the disease. ...
Targeting a host receptor instead of the virus: a new experimental approach against hepatitis C virus.
24.03.2015 - Press release
(Français) Une collaboration internationale conduite par le Professeur Thomas Baumert met en évidence qu’un anticorps monoclonal spécifiquement dirigé contre la claudine-1, permet de prévenir et de traiter une infection chronique par ce virus dans un modèle animal. ...
Predicting the end of fertility for women after paediatric cancer
23.03.2015 - Press release
Researchers from the Paris Public Hospitals (AP-HP), Inserm, the Gustave Roussy and Curie Institutes, and Oscar Lambret Cancer Centre, coordinated by Dr Cécile Thomas-Teinturier of the Paediatric Endocrinology Service at Bicêtre Hospital, have studied the impact of certain therapeutic agents on the ...
Anne Dejean-Assémat, is awarded the Inserm Grand Prix for 2014
26.11.2014 - Press release
The Inserm Grand Prix is awarded to Anne Dejean-Assémat, director of Inserm/Institut Pasteur Joint Unit 993 “Nuclear Organization and Oncogenesis,” for her entire body of research on the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in the development of human cancers. ...
Lung cancer diagnosed before it is detected by imaging
31.10.2014 - Press release
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. ...