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Microdystrophin restores muscle strength in Duchenne muscular dystrophy © Fotolia

Microdystrophin restores muscle strength in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

July 25 2017

Researchers from Généthon, the AFM-Téléthon laboratory, Inserm (UMR 1089, Nantes) and the University of London (Royal Holloway) demonstrated the efficacy of an innovative gene therapy in the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Indeed, after...
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Prenatal stress affects life expectancy in offspring

Prenatal stress affects life expectancy in offspring

June 13 2017

Major prenatal stress reduces the lifespan of adult offspring by over 2 years. Inserm researchers have obtained these results by studying a cohort of children born between 1914 and 1916, some of whom lost their father in combat before they were ev...
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From context to cortex: Discovering social neurons

From context to cortex: Discovering social neurons

May 22 2017

The existence of new “social” neurons has just been demonstrated by scientists from the Institut de neurosciences des systèmes (Aix-Marseille University / INSERM), the Laboratoire de psychologie sociale et cognitive (Université Clermont Auvergne /...
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A virtual brain helps decrypt epilepsy

July 29 2016

Researchers at CNRS, INSERM, Aix-Marseille University and AP-HM have just created a virtual brain that can reconstitute the brain of a person affected by epilepsy for the first time. From this work we understand better how the disease works and ca...
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Presentation of the French Plan for Genomic Medicine 2025

June 23 2016

The French Plan for Genomic Medicine 2025 was presented to Prime Minister Manuel Valls by Yves Lévy, President of the National Alliance for Life Sciences and Health (Aviesan) and CEO of Inserm, on 22 June 2016. The Prime Minister sent an engagemen...
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