Restoring natural immunity against cancers
16.06.2015 - Press release
Scientists at the Institut Pasteur and Inserm have successfully increased the infiltration of immune cells into tumors, thus inducing the immune system to block tumor growth. ...
New gene therapy success in a rare disease of the immune system: Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
21.04.2015 - Press release
Researchers demonstrated the efficacy of gene therapy treatment for Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome (WAS). Six children that were treated and followed for at least 9 months had their immune system restored and clinical condition improved. ...
What if the severity of our seasonal influenza were related to our genetic background?
26.03.2015 - Press release
By analysing the genome of a little girl who contracted a severe form of influenza at the age of two and a half years, researchers have discovered that she has a genetic mutation, unknown until now, that causes a subtle dysfunction in ...
Severe asthma: gallopamil confirmed as a therapeutic approach
18.02.2015 - Press release
A team of Inserm researchers from the Cardio-Thoracic Research Centre of Bordeaux has demonstrated the clinical efficacy of gallopamil in 31 patients with severe asthma. ...
Immune cells commit suicide to prevent allergy
13.02.2015 - Press release
Scientists from the CNRS, INSERM and Université de Limoges have demonstrated that the production of type E immunoglobulins (IgE) by B lymphocytes induces a loss in their mobility and the initiation of cell death mechanisms. ...
The biological basis of good health
16.01.2015 - Press release
In a biological sense, what does it mean to be “in good health”? This far-reaching question is the focus of the “Laboratoire d'Excellence” project Milieu Intérieur (“Environment Within”) ...