The news of the cimi

Les actualités du CIMI

Publication – O Silvie

02 February 2023

O. Silvie’s team has identified a Plasmodium protein that is essential for the infection of hepatocytes during malaria. This protein, called B9, could constitute a new vaccine target.

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Publication – D Scalbert Sterlin

01 February 2023

A novel CIMI collaboration underlines the key role played by the immune/microbiota interface in the pre-education of the human antibody repertoire.

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Team’s FRM 2022 – G Gorochov

10 January 2023

Guy Gorochov’s team has been awarded the Equipe FRM 2022 label for the project «Study and manipulation of host-microbiota mutualism regulated by immunoglobulin A»

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“Lower disease activity but higher risk of severe COVID- 19 and herpes zoster in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus with pre-existing autoantibodies neutralising IFN-α”

17 August 2022
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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.

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The effectiveness of a vaccine against #HIV

29 October 2021

Dr behazine combadière, a lead investigator at the centre for immunology and infectious diseases @inserm is working on predicting the effectiveness of a vaccine against #hiv which is concurrently advancing the #covidvaccine development research.

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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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Is it dangerous to be vaccinated if you have already had the coronavirus?

24 August 2021

A message received by the editorial staff of is concerned about the possible danger of a vaccine against Covid-19 for people already infected. We respond with Béhazine Combadière, director of research at Inserm.

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Covid-19: a needle-free vaccination soon possible?

24 August 2021

To meet the demand for vaccines, and to avoid a possible shortage of needles and syringes, start-ups, with the support of certain countries such as Canada, are working on injection methods that are not intramuscular, but through the skin.

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