An indicator for predicting emergence from coma
11.11.2015 - Press release
Researchers from Unit 825, “Brain imaging and neurological handicaps” show that the quality of communication between two structures in the brain predicts patient recovery at 3 months. ...
Medical diagnosis: will brain palpation soon be possible?
06.10.2015 - Press release
By drawing on seismology, Inserm researcherhave just developed a noninvasive brain imaging method using MRI that provides the same information as physical palpation. ...
Antimicrobial Film for Future Implants
21.09.2015 - Press release
Researchers at Unit 1121 "Biomaterials and Bio-engineering" (Inserm/Strasbourg university) have succeeded in creating a film with antimicrobial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties. ...
Modulation of brain cholesterol: a new line of research in Alzheimer’s disease treatment?
14.09.2015 - Press release
Two French research teams (Inserm/CEA/University of Lille/University of Paris-Sud) have just shown, in a rodent model, that overexpressing an enzyme that can eliminate excess cholesterol from the brain may have a beneficial action on the tau component of the disease, and completely ...
An electronic micropump to deliver treatments deep within the brain.
16.04.2015 - Press release
it is essential to act at exactly the right time and place in the brain. For this reason, the team of researchers led by Christophe Bernard at Inserm Unit 1106, “Institute of Systems Neuroscience” (INS) have developed an organic electronic micropump which, when ...
The biological basis of good health
16.01.2015 - Press release
In a biological sense, what does it mean to be “in good health”? This far-reaching question is the focus of the “Laboratoire d'Excellence” project Milieu Intérieur (“Environment Within”) ...