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  • 12.03.2012

    DENFREE: flying towards the efficient control of dengue

    Comfortably nested in the salivary glands of mosquitoes, the dengue virus moves around and infects everybody unlucky enough to be bitten. But on the wings of mosquitoes, it can’t possibly go very far and usually stays within a...

    Keywords : surdité - cerveau

  • 27.02.2012

    Four Prestigious Awards to Support Innovative Biomedical Research

    Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and the Institut Pasteur announced today the creation of the Sanofi-Institut Pasteur Awards to encourage scientific excellence in the service of health. Four hundred and eighty thousand euro (480,000...

    Keywords : maladies tropicales négligées - résistance - vaccin

  • 24.02.2012

    New cancer target identified?

    A team of researchers from the Institut Pasteur and the CNRS has recently identified a protein that can specifically control the activity of an enzyme whose dysfunction has been linked to the development of several types of cancer. This...

    Keywords : cancer

  • 14.02.2012

    Europe’s united front against emerging viruses

    The new PREDEMICS* project strives to improve current knowledge on certain emerging infectious diseases and develop effective treatment and prevention resources. The European Union will be financing this project to the tune of €11.7...

    Keywords : emerging diseases - epidemic - west Nile - flu - SARS

  • 10.02.2012

    Newly characterized dengue virus antibody shows promise

    Research teams from the Institut Pasteur, the CNRS, and Inserm have recently characterized the structure and mechanism of action of an antibody that successfully neutralizes all four strains of the dengue virus in mice models. Their...

    Keywords : Dengue - vaccine