Antimicrobial Film for Future Implants
21.09.2015 - Press release
Researchers at Unit 1121 "Biomaterials and Bio-engineering" (Inserm/Strasbourg university) have succeeded in creating a film with antimicrobial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. ...
Modulation of brain cholesterol: a new line of research in Alzheimer’s disease treatment?
14.09.2015 - Press release
(Français) Deux équipes de recherche françaises viennent de montrer, sur un modèle rongeur, que la surexpression d’une enzyme capable d’éliminer le cholestérol en excès dans le cerveau peut agir de façon bénéfique sur la composante Tau de la maladie et la corriger ...
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 ...
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”) ...
Production of human motor neurons from stem cells is gaining speed
10.11.2014 - Press release
Researchers at the Institute for Stem Cell Therapy and Exploration of Monogenic Diseases (I-Stem - Inserm/AFM/UEVE) have recently developed a new approach to produce different populations of motor neurons from these cells in only 14 days. ...
Working toward improved management of cranial trauma
18.07.2014 - Press release
Under normal conditions and because it cannot store oxygen, the brain cannot withstand being deprived of oxygen for more than a few minutes without risking serious consequences. After an accident (cranial trauma or stroke), emergency teams therefore try to restore cerebral oxygenation ...