Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale

Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM) (National Institute of Health and Medical Research) is a French biomedical and public health research institution.

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Diabetes

New therapeutic avenue for type 2 diabetes

Restoring the action of insulin is one of the keys to fighting type 2 diabetes. Researchers from Inserm led by Dominique Langin at the Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases (Inserm/Université de Toulouse) are ...

Neuroscience

An antibody-based drug for multiple sclerosis

Inserm Unit U919, directed by Prof. Denis Vivien ("Serine Proteases and Physiopathology of the Neurovascular Unit") has developed an antibody with potential therapeutic effects against multiple sclerosis. The study, directed ...

Cancer

Skin cancer: A team synthesizes new drugs with surprising powers

Finding new, more effective and personalised treatments for cancer is the challenge of many researchers. A challenge that has been successfully met by a team from Inserm led by Stéphane Rocchi (Inserm Unit 1065, "Mediterranean ...

Neuroscience

Control of fertility: A new player identified

Individual small RNAs are responsible for controlling the expression of gonadoliberin or GnRH (Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone), a neurohormone that controls sexual maturation, the appearance of puberty, and fertility in adults. ...

Medical research

The origin of heart dysfunctions in myotonic dystrophy identified

An international team, including researchers in France at Inserm, CNRS and the University of Strasbourg, brought together at IGBMC is lifting the veil on the molecular mechanisms causing heart dysfunctions in myotonic dystrophy, ...

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