New Publication – Allon Weiner’s team

07 July 2022

Trans-cellular tunnels induced by the fungal pathogen Candida albicans facilitate invasion through successive epithelial cells without host damage. Lachat J., Pascault A., Thibaut D., Le Borgne R., Verbavatz J.M., Weiner A. Nat Commun 13, 3781 (2022). Free PMC Article.

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« Malaria, asplenia : a story of sensing, swelling, sickling & pitting »

Location : webminar Speaker : Pierre Buffet
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« Recruitment and activation of type 3 innate lymphoid cells promote antitumor immune responses »

Location : webminar Speaker : Dr. Mélanie Bruchard
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Vaccine responses against SARS-CoV-2 variants examined in people with lupus

08 October 2021

The majority of people with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who respond to messenger (m)RNA COVID-19 vaccines also generate an antibody response against emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants, albeit with reduced neutralizing activity against variants bearing the E484K mutation, researchers report.

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A personalized precision medicine approach is needed to treat Covid-19 as more than one type of “Cytokine storm” is induced by SARS-CoV-2

07 October 2021

The severe form of Covid-19 is known to be associated with the excessive elevation of many cytokines, a condition termed “cytokine storm”. Therapy with biological agents intended to block these cytokines, for example anti-interleukin-6 or anti-interleukin-1 antibodies, was already tried, albeit with a limited success.

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