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



A first step towards an original drug candidate against toxoplasmosis and malaria?

April 07 2009

The team coordinated by Mohamed-Ali Hakimi, working within the "Adaptation et pathogénie des micro-organismes" (Adaptation and pathogenesis of micro-organisms) Laboratory (CNRSUniversité Joseph Fourier Mixed Unit, Grenoble), in conjuncti...
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Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, fifteen years on

March 31 2009

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, fifteen years on The epidemic of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in France and in the United Kingdom involves the same disease, suggesting infection by the same strain of prion and shared risks of secondary tra...
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Discovery of a new antibiotic resistance strategy

March 04 2009

Discovery of a new antibiotic resistance strategy Thanks to their high capacity for adaptation, bacteria progressively learn how to resist antibiotic treatments. French scientists from Inserm, Paris Descartes University, CNRS in the Cochin Institu...
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The Fight against Cystic Fibrosis: The European project NEUPROCF presents its results during its final conference

November 26 2008

NEUPROCF is a European research project dedicated to developing new methodologies for the analysis of bio-markers to improve the prognosis of cystic fibrosis. Coordinated by Inserm (co-ordinating scientist: Mr Aleksander Edelman, CNRS Research Dir...
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Immune system and intestinal bacteria: the key to balanced cohabitation

November 04 2008

Researchers from the Institut Pasteur, CNRS and Inserm have just discovered a key mechanism that maintains the essential balance between bacteria living in our intestine and the immune system controlling them. Their research, published in the jour...
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