(Français) Connexions défaillantes à travers le cerveau, en cause dans certains troubles de l’autisme
23.11.2015 - Press release
(Français) Des chercheurs du Neurocentre Magendie (Inserm/Université de Bordeaux) viennent de montrer comment les connections altérées entre cellules du système nerveux étaient impliquées dans le syndrome de l’X fragile, responsable de troubles du spectre autistique. A l’aide de l’IRM, Andreas Frick, chargé ...
A new neural circuit involved in the control of movement
19.11.2015 - Press release
The team led by Claire Wyart, an Inserm researcher at the Brain and Spine Institute, has just demonstrated the ability of sensory neurons located in the spinal cord to modulate movement. In the zebrafish, the researchers have shown that activation of these ...
Fatty acids, essential for the nervous system… of the gut (as well)
09.11.2015 - Press release
Two Inserm research teams have just shown that failure of the intestine to produce a lipid “messenger” is associated with Crohn’s disease, a common and highly disabling inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). ...
A first step in personalising stroke management
20.10.2015 - Press release
The team led by Didier Leys and Régis Bordet (UMR-S 1171, Lille 2 University, Inserm, Lille University Hospital) has identified a biomarker that makes it possible to predict the risk of haemorrhagic complications from thrombolytic treatment following a Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA or ...
Should I stay or should I go? On the importance of aversive memories and the endogenous cannabinoid system
24.09.2015 - Press release
Researchers from Inserm and University of Bordeaux have just discovered that the cannabinoid receptors of the brain control these memories that are crucial for survival. ...
A humanoid robot to liaise between space station crews
03.09.2015 - Press release
A team of French researchers has developed “an autobiographical memory” for the robot Nao, which enables it to pass on knowledge learnt from humans to other, less knowledgable humans. ...