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  • International News | 12.10.2015

    October 14-16: Annual Symposium of the Institut Pasteur International Network

    The Scientific Symposium of the Institut Pasteur International Network, held from October 14 to 16, 2015 at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, will this year be based on the theme "Global Health and One Health", looking at the need for a global approach to health research.

  • International News | 09.10.2015 Honors Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

    Support the October 13 tribute to Françoise Barré Sinoussi by discovering previously unreleased content about this researcher on today. You will find an exclusive interview, her biography, a photo collection depicting many moments of sharing and generosity, and several other links demonstrating her unique career.

  • Rift Valley fever. © Institut Pasteur

    Press release | 30.09.2015

    The Institut Pasteur and the World Organisation for Animal Health sign their first collaboration agreement

    Within the framework of the “One Health” concept, aimed in particular at protecting public and animal health through policies to prevent and control pathogens at the human/animal/environment interface, the collaboration agreement just signed by the Institut Pasteur and the World Organisation for Animal Health seeks to strengthen cooperation in this field between the two organisations.

  • New Fellowships have been announced to enhance the next generation of global health leaders. Institut Pasteur

    Institutional | 29.09.2015

    New Fellowships have been announced to enhance the next generation of global health leaders

    The Dennis and Mireille Gillings Global Public Health Fellowships are a collaboration between the University of Cambridge and the Institut Pasteur.

  • Signature de l’accord pour la création de l’Institut Pasteur de Guinée

    International News | 23.09.2015

    A new Institut Pasteur created in Guinea

    On Monday September 21, 2015 a protocol of agreement for the creation of the Institut Pasteur of Guinea was signed in Conakry between the Republic of Guinea and the Institut Pasteur. The Institut Pasteur of Guinea will be the 33rd member of the Institut Pasteur International Network, and will be set up in response to the requirements outlined by the authorities in Guinea following the Ebola crisis, with the express aim of addressing epidemic emergencies, actively monitoring infectious diseases and conducting research into such diseases, as well as training and supporting Guinean scientists in outbreak prevention initiatives.

  • Professor Anatoly ZHEBRUN

    International News | 08.09.2015

    Death of Professor Anatoly ZHEBRUN

    It is with profound sadness that we have just learned of the untimely death of Professor Anatoly ZHEBRUN, Director of the Institut Pasteur of Saint Petersburg.

    After studying at the Academy of Military Medicine in Saint Petersburg in 1965, Anatoly ZHEBRUN embarked on a career as Naval Health Physician in north-western Russia. Specialising in Immunology, Microbiology and Public Health, he joined the Institut Pasteur of Saint Petersburg as a Researcher in 1977. He was appointed the institute's Director General in 1994.

    Professor Anatoly ZHEBRUN is author and co-author to over 300 scientific publications. He was elected to Russia's National Academy of Sciences as Correspondent Member for his contributions to medicine. In 2000, he was awarded the National Order of Merit for his contribution to scientific and cultural cooperation with France, Institut Pasteur and institutes of the Institut Pasteur International Network.

    Institut Pasteur and the International Network wish to pay tribute to him and are with his family and loved ones in their sorrow.

  • Malaria ©Institut Pasteur

    International News | 07.09.2015

    Malaria: a mutation counteracts resistance to chloroquine

    Since 1995, chloroquine is no longer used in French Guiana to treat P. falciparum malaria as it became resistant. The Institut Pasteur in French Guiana described for the first time, a reversal of this resistance in the parasite due to the acquisition of a new mutation. Published in the scientific journal PNAS, this finding is significant in optimizing the use and design of antimalarial drugs.

  • World sepsis day

    Event | 07.09.2015

    World Sepsis Day: fighting deadly infections

    On September 11, the Institut Pasteur will host a conference for World Sepsis Day (WSD). Sepsis is a condition triggered by a serious infection (usually bacterial but occasionally fungal, viral or parasitic) that attacks the body's vital functions. Despite modern medical advances in vaccinations, antibiotics and intensive care, there is still a high death rate among sepsis victims. Septicemia is a form of sepsis caused by the presence of pathogens in the bloodstream.

  • SGB phagocytés par des polynucléaires neutrophiles. © Claire Poyart, CNR-Strep (AP-HP, Inserm)

    Research | 28.08.2015

    Following maternal transmission, group B strep mutates to siken infants

    Group B streptococcus, a mostly benign inhabitant of healthy adults, is one of the leading causes of neonatal sepsis and meningitis. Researchers from the Institut Pasteur and Inserm have now shown that these pediatric cases might occur when the bacteria mutates within the infant following transmission from the mother.

  • Research | 07.08.2015

    The ISG15 protein plays a key role in fighting bacterial infections

    Researchers from the Institut Pasteur, Inserm, INRA and the University of Freiburg have uncovered the key role played by the protein ISG15 in the fight against bacterial infections. During listeria infection, this protein promotes the release of cytokines which help the body eliminate the bacteria.


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