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



Too much fat rapidly unbalances the intestinal flora

September 20 2016

A disruptive element such as a change in diet, and the whole intestinal flora becomes disrupted, with possible repercussions for health. An international research study conducted by the Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis Unit (Institut Pasteur/Inser...
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An antibody-based drug for multiple sclerosis

July 20 2016

Inserm Unit U919, directed by Prof. Denis Vivien (“Serine Proteases and Physiopathology of the Neurovascular Unit”) has developed an antibody with potential therapeutic effects against multiple sclerosis. The study, directed by Fabian Docagne and...
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Malaria: a genetically attenuated parasite induces an effective, long-lasting immune response

July 18 2016

With nearly 3.2 billion people currently at risk of contracting malaria, scientists from the Institut Pasteur, the CNRS and Inserm have experimentally developed a live, genetically attenuated vaccine for Plasmodium, the parasite responsible for th...
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HIV: Identification of key immune response receptors in patients spontaneously controlling infection

May 19 2016

A small number of patients infected by HIV spontaneously control viral replication without antiretroviral therapy, and do not develop the disease. The ability of these rare patients, known as “HIV controllers”, to suppress HIV replication appears...
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Confirmation that the Ebola virus persists in the semen of survivors of the epidemic

May 09 2016

An international study, conducted by researchers from the Institute for Development Research (IRD), Inserm and Institut Pasteur and their Guinean partners (Donka University Hospital, Macenta Hospital, National Institute of Public Health, and Unive...
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