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



Involvement of Inserm and its Aviesan partners in research on the ZIKA virus

April 25 2016

In the last two years, nearly 2 million people have been infected with the Zika virus in Latin America and the Caribbean. At the end of 2015, REACTing and members of the Aviesan alliance immediately became involved, particularly Inserm, Institut P...
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New scientific evidence of sexual transmission of the Zika virus

April 14 2016

A study by researchers from Inserm, the Paris Public Hospitals (Bichat Hospital, AP-HP), Aix-Marseille University, and the National Reference Centre for Arboviruses confirms that the ZIKA virus can be transmitted sexually. Their analyses have show...
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1st case of acute myelitis in a patient infected with Zika virus

March 08 2016

A first case of acute myelitis following infection with Zika virus has been reported for the first time by a research team from Inserm Unit 1127 Brain and Spinal Cord Institute (Inserm/CNRS/Sorbonne University) and neurologists at Pointe-à-Pitre U...
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Calpains, key cellular enzymes for fighting influenza

February 16 2016

Why not fight the influenza virus by blocking the cellular machinery it uses for replication? Researchers from Inserm (Unit 1100, “Respiratory Pathologies: Proteolysis and Aerosoltherapy”), Institut Pasteur and the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole in Hon...
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Listeria: hypervirulent strains with cerebral and placental tropism

February 01 2016

Researchers from the Institut Pasteur, Inserm, CNRS and Paris Descartes – Sorbonne Paris Cité University recently published a large-scale study in Nature Genetics based on almost 7,000 strains of Listeria monocytogenes — the bacterium responsible...
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