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

Location : webminar Speaker : Pierre Buffet
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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
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The effectiveness of a vaccine against #HIV

29 October 2021
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“Exploring the microbiome to displace multi-drug resistant Enterobacteria from the gut”

Vendredi 14 Octobre à 12h
Location : 91 Bld de l'hopital - Salle 511 Speaker : Dr. Till Strowig
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« Identification of key components of proteostasis regulation for diagnosis and targeting of inflammatory diseases and cancer »

Lundi 26 Septembre à 12h
Location : 91 Bld de l'hopital - Salle 616 Speaker : Dr. Manuel Rodriguez
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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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Residency and trafficking of ILC2 under stable and Th2-induced inflammatory conditions

Location : webinar Speaker : Maxime Petit (CIMI-paris)
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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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Particularly active antibodies as a barrier to SARS-CoV-2

24 August 2021

Teams from the Pitié-Salpêtrière AP-HP hospital, Sorbonne University, Inserm and the Pasteur Institute have carried out work to study the role played by IgA-type antibodies in protecting the body against Covid-19 in the mucous membranes, particularly the respiratory tract.

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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. 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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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 LCI.fr 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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