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



Development of a therapeutic schistosomiasis vaccine

October 09 2009

Since 2006, Inserm is sponsoring a clinical trial in Senegal designed to demonstrate the efficiency of a therapeutic vaccine against schistosomiasis. After several years of research and development, the therapeutic efficiency of the candidate vacc...
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Hopes for prophylaxis and therapy for Chikungunya

September 28 2009

Researchers at the Institut Pasteur and Inserm, working together with Laboratoire Français du Fractionnement et des Biotechnologies (LFB), have managed to treat and prevent the Chikungunya virus infection in animals by purifying antibodies directe...
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HIV reservoirs better identified: towards new therapeutic strategies

June 22 2009

A discovery by a team of researchers from Montreal and the United States opens the way towards new therapies to fight HIV-AIDS. Henceforth, HIV-AIDS could be treated through a combination of targeted chemotherapy and current treatment known as HAA...
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Treating tuberculosis by boosting antibiotics

May 04 2009

An Inserm, Brussels Pasteur Institute and CNRS research team, coordinated by Alain Baulard and Benoit Déprez, have developed a drug which renders the tuberculosis bacillus hypersensitive to existing antibiotic treatments. The first trials in mice...
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