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  • Mouse embryo, the developing limbs are highlithed in green. © Institut Pasteur.

    International News | 17.04.2015

    The Mechanics of Life

    An interdisciplinary research team formed by Otger Campàs (University of California Santa Baraba) and colleague Jérome Gros (Institut Pasteur), has received one of the prestigious 2015 Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Young Investigators grants. Awarded to a select group of scientists who undergo a rigorous year-long selection process, the highly competitive collaborative research grants fund cutting-edge scientific research under the umbrella theme of “complex mechanisms of living organisms.”

  • The Prime Minister of Niger, HE Mr. Brigi Rafini during his visit to the Centre for Medical and Health Research (CERMES) in Niamey, on Saturday, March 7th.

    International News | 10.03.2015

    Visit of Prime Minister of Niger at CERMES


    Niamey March 7, 2015
     

    "I observe that Niger has a powerful reference tool [...]the CERMES honors the Niger and the whole medical profession" these were the words of the Prime Minister of Niger, HE Mr. Brigi Rafini during his visit to the Centre for Medical and Health Research (CERMES) in Niamey, on Saturday, March 7th.
    Accompanied by the Minister of Health, Mr. Mano Aghali and a delegation, the Prime Minister visited the laboratories of Parasitology, Entomology and the Training Centre of excellence Pierre and Anne-Marie Moussa. During this visit, Odile Ouwe Missi Oukem, Director of the CERMES mentioned Nigerian government subsidy and the need for human resources, essential to perpetuate the reputation of international expertise of the CERMES. The CERMES is a member of the Institut Pasteur International Network since 2008.

  • Guillermo Dighiero is appointed Ambassador of Uruguay in France

    International News | 06.03.2015

    Guillermo Dighiero is appointed Ambassador of Uruguay in France

    Uruguayan medical Doctor and Doctor es Sciences specialysed in Human biology at the French University of Pierre et Marie Curie, Guillermo Dighiero was Top Degree Research Director at CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) and head of the Department of Pathophysiology in the Institut Pasteur in Paris until 2004. He is member, of French National Academy of Medicine, French Academy of Sciences, President of the French Group for the Study of Chronic lymphocytic leukemia and member of the National Academy of Sciences in Uruguay.

    Dr Dighiero is behind the founding in 2006 of the Institut Pasteur in Montevideo, he was its Director until 2010 and President of the Board of Directors until today.

  • International News | 20.01.2015

    All about Ebola at the Institut Pasteur

    Since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak that is currently raging in Wet Africa, the Institut Pasteur, both in Paris and through its international network, has played an active role, applying its expertise to help contain the virus. Further information and all lastest news about the Institut Pasteur's involvement in the Ebola response can be found there.

  • Institut Pasteur is launching an International Call for Proposals for the creation of Pasteur International Joint Research Units

    International News | 19.01.2015

    Pasteur International Joint Research Units

    Institut Pasteur is launching an International Call for Proposals for the creation of Pasteur International Joint Research Units within the Institut Pasteur International Network (RIIP), and within host institutions outside the RIIP.
     


    Who can apply? Researchers from Institut Pasteur in Paris, researchers from the Institut Pasteur International Network or,  from international research institutions in partnership with Institut Pasteur's teams.
    Outside the Network the target countries for the first 2015 Call for Proposals are Brazil, India and Japan.   



    Application deadline: February 28, 2015


    Exclusively online applications on the web page 

     

  • Scientific collaboration with Myanmar

    International News | 05.12.2014

    Scientific collaboration with Myanmar

    The arrival in Myanmar of Mrs Annick Girardin, Minister of State for Development and Francophonie was an opportunity to formalize the scientific collaboration between the Institut Pasteur, the Institut Pasteur International Network and the National Health Laboratory (NHL) in Rangoon.

    The partnership will strengthen the capacity of the NHL on two levels: the fight against acute respiratory infections in children (ECOMORE project) and the research on infectious encephalitis in South East Asia (SEAe project). Both projects are supported respectively by the French Development Agency (AFD) and the TOTAL Foundation.

    Mrs Annie Girardin visited the NHL's facilities supported, in the presence of Pr. Htay Htay Tin, Director of NHL HE Thierry Mathou, Ambassador of France in Myanmar, representatives of local AFD agencies and Xavier PREEL, General Manager TOTAL E&P Myanmar.

     

    Project SEAe

    Project ECOMORE

  • Réunion Régionale MATI (Maroc, Algérie, Tunis et Iran) du 24 au 26 novembre 2014MATI (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Iran) Regional Meeting from 24th to 26th November 2014

    International News | 04.12.2014

    MATI (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Iran) Regional Meeting from 24th to 26th November 2014

    The regional MATI meeting was organized in Casablanca by the Institut Pasteur in Morocco. This meeting provided a unique opportunity for researchers from MATI region and also for visiting researchers from the Hellenic and Dakar Institut Pasteur to share, compare their knowledge / scientific experiences and to explore new areas specific to the MATI region for cooperation in the areas of health.


    It was took stock of Ebola outbreak and of two major international projects: LeiSHield (Leishmaniasis) and Medilabsecure (Laboratory Network on the emerging viruses). The Ethical dimension has been discussed during a Roundtable.


    Four workshops on antibiotic resistance, venoms of scorpions and snakes, emerging arboviruses and viral hepatitis and liver cancer have allowed researchers to work and to lay down the fondation of four regional projects.

  • Implication of the Institut Pasteur against Ebola: an Institut Pasteur in Guinea and a new rapid diagnostic test

    International News | 02.12.2014

    Implication of the Institut Pasteur against Ebola: an Institut Pasteur in Guinea and a new rapid diagnostic test

    November 28th, in Conakry, and November 29th, in Macenta

    On November 28th, the President Hollande went to Guinea. He was accompanied by the President of the Institut Pasteur, Pr Christian Bréchot.

    Guided by the Executive Director of the Donka’s University Hospital, the President visited the laboratory supported by the Institut Pasteur in Dakar and participated in a Roundtable "The response against Ebola virus. A memorandum of understanding and an agreement was signed by Pr Bréchot, AFD and the Guinean Ministers of health, higher education and research for the creation of an Institut Pasteur in Conakry at the end of 2016. According to Pr Bréchot, the new center will focus "on high potential epidemic diseases, responsible for several major and severe episodes in Guinea in recent years" as Ebola and other viral hemorrhagic fevers. The Institut Pasteur in Guinea, through formation, will also strengthen human resource capacity with the help of the Institut Pasteur in the region.

    institut-pasteur_3350.jpgPr Christian Bréchot announced that to fight against the spread of the Ebola virus, a rapid diagnostic test (15 minutes against 6 hours now) was developed by the Institut Pasteur in Dakar and will be tested in Conakry.

     

    On November 29th, Pr Bréchot visited the Ebola Treatment Centre of Macenta in Guinea’s forest region, coordinated by the French Red Cross with the support of the French and Guinean authorities. There, the Institut Pasteur has deployed a diagnostic laboratory. Three volunteers are actually in charge of this laboratory.

  • International News | 02.12.2014

    Macenta: a cutting-edge diagnostic lab in the heart of Guinea

    On the occasion of the official visit of the President of the French Republic, Christian Bréchot, President of the Institut Pasteur went to the Macenta treatment centre on the 29th of November, where he was able to visit the diagnostic laboratory newly installed by the Institut Pasteur. The first volunteers has arrived.

  • Pr Françoise Barré-Sinoussi et Christian Bréchot ont les honneurs de la ChinePr Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Christian Bréchot get the honours of China

    International News | 04.11.2014

    Pr Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Christian Bréchot get the honours of China

    On Monday, October 20th, 2014 in Beijing, the Chinese First Lady, Madam Peng Liyuan, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, awarded commemorative medals to thank Christian Bréchot, President of the Institut Pasteur and Prof. Françoise Barre-Sinoussi, 2008 Nobel Prize for their special contribution to HIV/AIDS, during the conference organized by the Chinese Association of STD and AIDS Prevention & Control in Chinese Academy of sciences.

     

     

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