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Press release list of thematic 'Physiopathology, Metabolism, Nutrition'



A new experimental approach against hepatitis C virus

March 30 2015

An international collaboration led by Professor Thomas Baumert (Inserm/University of Strasbourg Joint Research Unit 1110, “Institute for Viral and Liver Disease”) has shown that a monoclonal antibody directed specifically against claudin-1, a live...
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Manaslu 2015: A scientific expedition at over 5,000 m altitude

March 19 2015

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 Inse...
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A new MOOC invites the general public to discover a stem cell culture laboratory

January 19 2015

University of Nantes, Inserm and Thinkovery have joined forces to produce a new kind of MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). Alternating as it does between theory and practice, “Ouvrez les portes du laboratoire: cellules et cellules souches,” (Open...
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Stem cell therapy for heart failure: first implant of cardiac cells derived from human embryonic stem cells

January 16 2015

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*, accordin...
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Improved understanding of the diabetic process via the Rfx6 gene

December 16 2014

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...
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