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



Inserm and the Institut Pasteur identify a new variant of Ebola virus in Guinea

April 18 2014

In an article which appeared in The New England journal of Medicine on 16 April, researchers from Inserm (Jean Mérieux-Inserm BSL-4 Laboratory, Lyon) and the Institut Pasteur have published their initial findings on the characteristics of the Ebol...
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Europe is joining forces against neglected parasitic diseases

March 03 2014

The international consortium A-PARADDISE (Anti-Parasitic Drug Discovery in Epigenetics), coordinated by Inserm, has just obtained funds of €6 million from the European Commission to conduct large-scale testing of innovative therapies against four...
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Malaria - "Wake and kill:" a new concept for the elimination of relapse

February 13 2014

A team of researchers coordinated by Prof Dominique Mazier (AP-HP, UPMC, Inserm Unit 1135, CNRS ERL 8255) and Dr Georges Snounou, Research Director at CNRS (UPMC, Inserm Unit 1135, CNRS ERL 8255) has succeeded in culturing the dormant hepatic sta...
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Chikungunya: discovery of a human-specific factor involved in the virus replication

May 06 2013

Scientists from the Institut Pasteur, Inserm and CNRS, have identified a human-specific factor involved in the replication of Chikungunya virus which accounts for the species specificity of this virus. Chikungunya virus is an emerging virus that i...
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Legionellosis: unique host cell reprogramming induced by the bacterial pathogen Legionella pneumophila

April 19 2013

Scientists at the Institut Pasteur, the CNRS, the Institut Curie and Inserm have identified a unique mechanism that enables the bacterial pathogen Legionella pneumophila (the causative agent of Legionnaires’ disease or legionellosis) to "repr...
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