Monthly Archives: September 2014

2014 World sepsis day : Action against lethal infections

Vaisseaux sanguins et globules rouges

In partnership with Inserm, the Institut Pasteur is organising the first french edition of World Sepsis Day this Friday 12 September. Conferences held at this event will be aimed at informing the general public and increasing awareness about these infections. Sepsis (or septicaemia) represents the impact of serious infections on the body’s vital functions. This […]

Thursday 11 september, 2014

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“Immortal” flatworms: a weapon against bacteria

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A novel mode of defense against bacteria such as the causal agent of tuberculosis or Staphylococcus aureus has been identified in humans by studying a small, aquatic flatworm, the planarian.

Wednesday 10 september, 2014

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Benzodiazepines and Alzheimer’s disease: the risk increases with duration of exposure

Researchers at Inserm Unit 657, “Pharmacoepidemiology and evaluation of the impact of health products on the population,” report new results on the link between benzodiazepines and dementia.

Tuesday 9 september, 2014

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Alim Louis Benabid receives the 2014 Lasker Award

The 2014 Lasker Award has just been won by Alim Louis Benabid, Director of Inserm Unit 318 “Preclinical Neurosciences” from 1988 to 2006, and winner of the 2008 Inserm Prix d’Honneur for his work on deep brain stimulation for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

Alim Louis Benabid receives the 2014 Lasker Award

The 2014 Lasker Award has just been won by Alim Louis Benabid, Director of Inserm Unit 318 “Preclinical Neurosciences” from 1988 to 2006, and winner of the 2008 Inserm Prix d’Honneur for his work on deep brain stimulation for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

Monday 8 september, 2014

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Friday 5 september, 2014

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