CNRS

CNRS is the Centre national de la recherche scientifique, or the French National Center for Scientific Research. It is a publicly funded research organization, under the authority of the French Ministry of Research, and is the largest of several French research organizations with the legal status of Public Scientific and Technological Institution (Etablissement public à caractčre scientifique et technologique, or EPST, in French.) Research at CNRS covers all the major fields of scientific research, and is organized into 9 research institutes.

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How allergens trigger asthma attacks

A team of Inserm and CNRS researchers from the Institute of Pharmacology and Structural Biology have identified a protein that acts like a sensor detecting allergens in the respiratory tract that are responsible for asthma ...

Mar 19, 2018
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In the eye of the medulloblastoma

Can genes normally expressed only in the eye be activated in brain tumours? The phenomenon, though surprising, has been observed in certain types of medulloblastoma, paediatric tumours of the cerebellum. Researchers from ...

Mar 12, 2018
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A new solution for chronic pain

Neuropathic pain is a chronic condition affecting 7 to 10 percent the population in France, and for which there is no effective treatment. Researchers at the Institute for Neurosciences of Montpellier (INSERM/Université ...

Mar 12, 2018
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