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Bone marrow cancer remission thanks to measles virus

16 May 2014 - 13h05 | By INSERM PRESS OFFICE | International

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Article published in the “Mayo Clinic Proceedings” journal describing complete remission of a 49-year old patient (after more than 6 months) suffering from bone marrow cancer following an injection of a strong dosage of the modified measles virus. The Mayo Clinic researchers have been using this to vaccinate 10 million people.

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Inserm researchers are able to comment this study at the Inserm unit 892 “Centre régional de recherche en cancérologie -nantes-angers”:

Marc Grégoire, Inserm research director
Head of team “Innovative therapeutic strategies inducing immune responses: application to the treatments of mesothelioma”
marc.gregoire@inserm.fr
Cell phone available by request at the Inserm press office. presse@inserm.fr

Jean-François Fonteneau
Inserm researcher
02 28 08 02 39
 jean-francois.fonteneau@inserm.fr

Mathieu Mateo
Post-PhD student at the Mayo Clinic
Mateo.Mathieu@mayo.edu

TO CITE THIS POST :
Inserm press room Bone marrow cancer remission thanks to measles virus Link : http://presse.inserm.fr/en/bone-marrow-cancer-remission-thanks-to-measles-virus/12553/



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Researcher Contact

Marc Grégoire, Inserm research director
Head of team “Innovative therapeutic strategies inducing immune responses: application to the treatments of mesothelioma”
marc.gregoire@inserm.fr
Cell phone available by request at the Inserm press office. presse@inserm.fr

Jean-François Fonteneau
Inserm researcher
02 28 08 02 39
 jean-francois.fonteneau@inserm.fr

Mathieu Mateo
Post-PhD student at the Mayo Clinic
Mateo.Mathieu@mayo.edu

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Juliette Hardy 
01 44 23 60 98
presse@inserm.fr

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