Discovery of a molecule derived from cholesterol that has anti-cancer properties
15.05.2013 - Press release
Although excessive quantities of cholesterol in the body are known to have adverse effects on health, researchers might polish up its reputation via one of its derivatives. ...
BIOMARGIN – Increasing the life span of grafted kidneys
25.04.2013 - Press release
(Français) L’objectif du projet est de mettre au point des méthodes non invasives pour prévenir et diagnostiquer les lésions de reins greffés afin d’améliorer le traitement et la survie du greffon à long terme. ...
A chip that is 100% biocompatible to measure brain activity
12.03.2013 - Press release
Researchers have designed a system for sensing brain activity that is 100% biocompatible and made of organic matter. The medium, which is only a few microns thick, is as thin and flexible as cellophane, and yet very tough. The model was tested ...
By the sixth month of pregnancy, the human brain is capable of processing speech
26.02.2013 - Press release
The immature brain of a premature infant is capable, at the age of three months pre-term, of distinguishing syllables uttered by male and female voices. These results obtained by INSERM researchers at the University of Picardy Jules Verne and the CEA’s NeuroSpin ...
Inauguration of TherA-Image, imaging technology-assisted treatment platform
18.01.2013 - Press release
Imagine, in this hybrid operating theatre, surgeons, physicians and engineers surrounded by control screens, using enhanced and roboticised reality systems, enabling interventions that are even more accurate and safe. At the Signal and Image Processing Laboratory (University of Rennes 1 / Inserm), ...
Auto-immune disease: the viral route is confirmed
19.12.2012 - Press release
Why would our immune system turn against our own cells? This is the question that the combined Inserm/CNRS/ Pierre and Marie Curie University/Association Institut de Myologie have strived to answer in their “Therapies for diseases of striated muscle”, concentrating in particular ...