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  • 15.05.2007

    Identification of a susceptibility gene for autism

    A group of the Pasteur Institute has identified a new susceptibility gene for autism. The key role of this gene in melatonin synthesis sheds light on this complex condition. This work is published in the journal Molecular...

    Keywords : Autism

  • 03.05.2007

    The brain and chronic exposure to nicotine

    Researchers from the Institut Pasteur associated with the CNRS, collaborating with scientists from the Karolinksa Institute (Stockholm) and the University of Bordeaux 1, have analysed the subtle balance between various types of nicotinic...

    Keywords : brain

  • 25.04.2007

    Cerebral malaria: towards a prognostic test?

    Researchers from the Institut Pasteur and the CNRS, in collaboration with clinicians in Gabon, recently conducted a study on cerebral malaria in Plasmodium falciparum infected children. Results from this research, published today in...

    Keywords : paludisme - neuropaludisme

  • 18.04.2007

    Dipsticks for the rapid diagnosis of diarrhoeal diseases

    Researchers from the Institut Pasteur in Paris, including one associate team at Inserm, have recently developed a diagnostic test able to be used at a patient's bedside for the major forms of bacillary dysentery (or shigellosis), a...

    Keywords : Shigellosis

  • 10.04.2007

    AIDS: the cells that stop the virus

    Rare individuals infected by the AIDS virus control the infection and do not develop the disease, in spite of more than ten years of being HIV positive and in the absence of treatment. A team from the Institut Pasteur and a team from...

    Keywords : sida - VIH