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  • International News | 10.07.2015

    Towards a stronger partnership with Mexico

    On the occasion of the Franco-Mexican convention on Health, which took place this Friday, July 10th  at the French National Academy of Medicine, Dr. Mercedes Juan López, Minister of Health of Mexico and Christian Bréchot, President of the Institut Pasteur signed a memorandum of understanding to regulate and strengthen the Franco-Mexican scientific collaborations.

  • Eligo Bioscience receives EUR 2 Million from Seventure Partners to develop smart antibiotics. Institut Pasteur

    Institutional | 09.07.2015

    Eligo Bioscience receives EUR 2 Million from Seventure Partners to develop smart antibiotics

    Eligo Bioscience, located at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, announced it received an investment of €2m in a seed round financing from Seventure Partners, one of Europe’s leaders in financing innovation and visionary investor in the microbiome field since 2008.

     
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    Press release | 25.06.2015

    MERS-CoV in South Korea: the Institut Pasteur is supporting the response

    Since May 20, 2015, South Korea has been facing an outbreak of MERS-CoV that began with a traveler who returned from the Middle East. To date (as of June 24, 2015), there have been 179 cases and 27 deaths in Korea. As part of its global health mission, the Institut Pasteur is actively involved in monitoring the development of the outbreak, through its dedicated outbreak investigation taskforce.

  • Three Ebola virus variants identified in Guinea. Institut Pasteur

    Press release | 24.06.2015

    Three Ebola virus variants identified in Guinea

    Sequencing the genome of Ebola virus strains circulating in Guinea has allowed scientists at the Institut Pasteur in Dakar and in Paris, the CNRS and the University of Sydney to retrace the spread of the virus and monitor its evolution in the country where the outbreak started. This research reveals the co-circulation in Guinea, particularly in the urban regions of the capital and neighboring towns, of three distinct variants of the virus whose mutations are described in an article published in Nature.

  • Histological section of two mouse melanomas. Restoring natural immunity against cancers. Institut Pasteur

    Press release | 16.06.2015

    Restoring natural immunity against cancers

    Scientists have successfully increased the infiltration of immune cells into tumors, thus inducing the immune system to block tumor growth. They show that, in combination with existing immunotherapies, this process efficiently destroys cancer cells.

  • Micrographie électronique à contraste négatif du virus SIRV2 - Un virus issu d’un environnement extrême ouvre la voie à de nouvelles stratégies thérapeutiques - Institut Pasteur.

    Research | 15.06.2015

    A microbial virus from extreme environment opens doors to new therapeutical strategies

    Following their research on virus SIRV2, a virus found to survive in extreme environments (very hot and acidic), researchers from the University of Washington, the University of Virginia and the Institut Pasteur have discovered what appears to be a basic mechanism of resistance to heat, dehydratation and ultraviolet radiation. This finding could potentially lead to many applications, including the development of new ways to package DNA for gene therapy.

  • The Institut Pasteur signs a cooperation agreement with Fiocruz and the University of São Paulo

    International News | 09.06.2015

    The Institut Pasteur signs a cooperation agreement with Fiocruz and the University of São Paulo

    June 8th, 2015

    The Institut Pasteur, its historical partner in Brazil, Fiocruz and the University of São Paulo, the largest in the Latin American continent, have signed in Rio de Janeiro a tripartite cooperation agreement on 8th June, 2015. This agreement, between these three actors in Research and International Public Health, defines the main directions of scientific cooperation and prefigures the basis of the project to establish an Institut Pasteur in Brazil.

    The ceremony, held in parallel to Fiocruz-Pasteur Symposium, gathered Christian Bréchot, President of the Institut Pasteur, Paulo Gadelha, President of Fiocruz, Marco Antonio Zago, President of the University of São Paulo, Brice Roquefeuil, Consul General of France and Gustavo Tutuca, Rio de Janeiro Science and Technology Secretary of State.

    In addition to the signature of the cooperation agreement, the three-day mission of Christian Bréchot in Brazil gave him the opportunity to meet the major partners of the Institut Pasteur such as the Carlos Chagas Filho Foundation (FAPERJ, Rio de Janeiro), the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq, São Paulo) and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP).

  • Representation of the crystal structure of the capsid from Bovine Leukemia Virus - The native capsid of a retrovirus is observed for the first time ever at the Institut Pasteur de Montevideo  - © Alejandro Buschiazzo / Institut Pasteur

    International News | 08.06.2015

    The native capsid of a retrovirus is observed for the first time ever at the Institut Pasteur de Montevideo

    Researchers from the Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, in collaboration with the Uruguayan Medical School, obtained for the first time ever high-resolution images of the native capsid protein of the Bovine Leukemia Virus (BLV). These observations represent a major progress in understanding retrovirus biology, opening new avenues towards the development of antiretroviral therapies.

  • The Regional Europe Meeting was hosted in Lille, France, from May 27 to 28, 2015 with representatives of the European Commission.

    International News | 04.06.2015

    Regional Europe Meeting of the Institut Pasteur International Network in Lille

    May 27 to 28, 2015

    The Regional Europe Meeting was hosted in Lille, France, from May 27 to 28, 2015 with representatives of the European Commission.

    The meeting brought together directors and scientists from 7 other RIIP establishments in Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Romania, Russia and Paris, France.

    Antibiotic resistance, re-emerging diseases, infection and cancer, health and environment were discussed during the various sessions and round tables as areas of future joint actions.

     

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    Research | 28.05.2015

    Institut Pasteur's involvement in the fight against Ebola

    The Institut Pasteur and the Institut Pasteur International Network are assisting the international aid effort by offering diagnostic support and epidemiological surveillance in collaboration with the Guinean Ministry of Health. On the occasion of the international congress " Targeting Ebola 2015 ", held at the Institut Pasteur in Paris on May 28 and 29, 2015, find all the information about research projects involving the Institute in the fight against Ebola.

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