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. ...
Manaslu 2015: A scientific expedition at over 5,000 m altitude
18.03.2015 - Press release
For 5 weeks, 5 international research teams will conduct a scientific expedition in Nepal, in the heart of the Himalayas, close to the summit of Mount Manaslu (8,156 m). The French component of the expedition, coordinated by a researcher from Inserm (Inserm/Université ...
A new MOOC invites the general public to discover a stem cell culture laboratory
19.01.2015 - Press release
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 - Press release
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 - Press release
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 - Press release
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 ...