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Characterisation of the immune cells capable of controlling HIV infection

March 22 2013

How is it that certain patients infected by HIV have immune cells that are capable of controlling the infection? Victor Appay, INSERM Research Director (Mixed INSERM Research Unit 945 “ Immunity and Infection” / Université Pierre and Marie Curie /...
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The HOIL1 gene - the cause of a new rare disease

October 30 2012

The researcher Capucine Picard, working with the team from Inserm unit 980 "Human genetics and infections diseases"/Université Paris Descartes under the leadership of Jean-Laurent Casanova, along with researchers from a CNRS/Institut Pas...
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Development of two tests for rapid diagnosis of resistance to antibiotics

October 11 2012

Two new tests capable of rapidly diagnosing resistance to wide-spectrum antibiotics have just been developed by Inserm Unit 914 "Emerging resistances to antibiotics" (Bicêtre Hospital, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre) under the direction of Professor...
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Tuberculosis: newly discovered molecule in the immunity system plays a vital role in combating mycobacteria

August 03 2012

Only 10% of individuals infected by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which causes tuberculosis, go on to develop the disease. Why this should be is one of the questions Jean-Laurent Casanova and his team at Inserm Unit 980, “Human genetics of infectiou...
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A new hope in the fight against tuberculosis

April 18 2012

Researchers from the Institut Pasteur and Inserm, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Pisa, have uncovered the key role played by specific proteins in the virulence of the mycobacterium responsible for tuberculosis, Mycobacter...
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