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An electronic micropump to deliver treatments deep within the brain.

April 20 2015

Many potentially efficient drugs have been created to treat neurological disorders, but they cannot be used in practice. Typically, for a condition such as epilepsy, it is essential to act at exactly the right time and place in the brain. For this...
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Caring for blindness: a new protein in sight?

April 20 2015

Vasoproliferative ocular diseases are responsible for sight loss in millions of people in the industrialised countries. Many patients do not currently respond to the treatment offered, which targets a specific factor, VEGF. A team of Inserm resear...
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A pharmacological compound for restoring neuromuscular transmission

March 26 2015

Researchers from Inserm, CNRS and Paris Descartes University have just demonstrated the beneficial effect of lithium chloride on a group of genetic disorders responsible for muscle dysfunction known as congenital myasthenias. These results, obtain...
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Repairing the cerebral cortex: it can be done

March 09 2015

A team led by Afsaneh Gaillard (Inserm Unit 1084, Experimental and Clinical Neurosciences Laboratory, University of Poitiers), in collaboration with the Institute of Interdisciplinary Research in Human and Molecular Biology (IRIBHM) in Brussels, h...
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Sleep reduces the brain’s predictive ability

March 03 2015

Why are we not aware of external noises while we sleep? A study carried out at NeuroSpin (French Atomic Energy Commission [CEA]/Inserm), in collaboration with the Sleep and Alertness Centre at Hôtel-Dieu Hospital, Paris (AP-HP), the Brain and Spin...
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