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Press release list of thematic 'Immunology, Inflammation, Infectiology and Microbiology'



The launch of a European Alliance dedicated to accelerating new concepts in HIV Vaccine research

January 26 2016

The European Commission has granted over 22 million Euros to the European HIV Vaccine Alliance (EHVA) to develop a multidisciplinary platform to evaluate novel preventive and therapeutic vaccines. The grant is supplemented with additional 6 millio...
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Individual susceptibility to liver toxicity of alcohol depends on the intestinal microbiota

December 22 2015

Despite excessive alcohol consumption, some individuals remain in good health while others develop liver disease. This inequality regarding the toxicity of alcohol for the liver depends on the intestinal microbiota. This has just been demonstrated...
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The mechanism of an AIDS vaccine candidate filmed in vivo

December 22 2015

Using innovative technology, scientists from the Institut Pasteur and Inserm have filmed in vivo the process by which an AIDS vaccine candidate, developed by the French Vaccine Research Institute and the ANRS, triggers the immune response. This pr...
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Innate lymphoid cells: a backup system for fighting intestinal infections

December 03 2015

Éric Vivier’s team at Marseille-Luminy Immunology Center (CIML), a CNRS, Inserm and Aix-Marseille University research centre, in collaboration with Gabrielle Belz’s team at Walter and Elisa Hall Institute (WEHI), Melbourne, sheds new light on the...
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Rapid diagnosis of Ebola: the eZYSCREEN® test proves itself in the field

October 08 2015

Announced at the end of 2014 during the final phase of research and development, the rapid diagnostic test for Ebola virus disease developed by the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), with support from the Inserm Jean Mérieux P4 high-level biol...
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