A new MOOC invites the general public to discover a stem cell culture laboratory
19.01.2015 - Communiqué
University of Nantes, Inserm and Thinkovery have joined forces to produce a new kind of MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). ...
Stem cell therapy for heart failure: first implant of cardiac cells derived from human embryonic stem cells
16.01.2015 - Communiqué
On the 21 October 2014, Professor Philippe Menasché and his team from the cardiovascular surgery service of the Georges Pompidou European Hospital, AP-HP, carried out a transplant of cardiac cells derived from human embryonic stem cells ...
Improved understanding of the diabetic process via the Rfx6 gene
12.12.2014 - Communiqué
For the first time, the team led by Gérard Gradwohl, an Inserm Research Director at the Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Illkirch (IGBMC/Inserm-CNRS-University of Strasbourg), has shown that the Rfx6 gene is essential for the functioning of the cells ...
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 ...
Anorexia / bulimia: a bacterial protein implicated
07.10.2014 - Communiqué vidéo
Eating disorders (ED) such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge eating disorder affect approximately 5-10% of the general population, but the biological mechanisms involved are unknown. Researchers at Inserm Unit 1073, “Nutrition, inflammation and dysfunction of the gut-brain axis” (Inserm/University of Rouen) ...
Dimly lit working environments : correcting your body clock is possible!
30.07.2014 - Communiqué
Researchers at Inserm, led by Claude Gronfier (Inserm Unit 846: Stem Cell and Brain Institute), have, for the first time, conducted a study under real conditions on the body clocks of members of the international polar research station Concordia. The researchers have ...