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3 postes INSERM ouverts à la mobilité interne vers le LVTS

3 postes INSERM sont ouverts à la mobilité au sein de notre unité INSERM U1148 LVTS: • Un poste d‘ingénieur(e) d’étude en expérimentation et instrumentation biologiques —> Voir le profil du poste • Un poste d’Animalier  —> Voir le profil du poste • Un poste de Technicien biologiste —> Voir le profil du poste Pour toute information, veuillez contacter notre secrétariat ou la DR Paris 7.

Silab and Inserm for tissue regeneration

Siltiss, a subsidiary of Silab group based near Brive-la-Gaillarde (Corrèze), has acquired the exclusive rights to use four patents regarding tissue engineering technology developed by Inserm. This technology was developed in two laboratories of Inserm in Paris (U1148; LVTS) and Bordeaux (U1026). Siltiss, founded in January, aims the development, production and marketing of natural biomaterials that promote or induce tissue… Read more »

MSDAVENIR & INSERM: a strategic framework agreement to support French medical research

Cyril Schiever, Chairman of the Board of MSDAVENIR, Professor Yves Lévy, Chairman and CEO of Inserm, and Pasca le Augé, President of the Management Board of Inserm Transfer, today signed a strategic framework agreement to support the French medical research. The event was held under the patronage and in the presence of Marisol Touraine, Minister of Social Affairs and Health,… Read more »

D Letourneur awarded the George Winter Prize

Didier Letourneur, the Director of LVTS and leader of Team 3, is the 2016 laureate for the George Winter Award from the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB). “This award is established to recognise, encourage and stimulate outstanding research contributions to the field of biomaterials. It will be presented annually during the Annual Biomaterials Meeting of the Society.[…].The nominee must have contributed significantly to… Read more »

Stroke: locate, react, restore

Nowadays, the management procedures of strokes are well codified. Nevertheless, the detection of clinical signs is still problematic. How can we deal with a transient ischemic attack? Follow the answers of Prpf Pierre Amarenco (Neurology Department of Bichat Hospital & Team 5 U1148) in an interview (in French) broadcasted on ‘Fréquency Médicale‘.–> Link to the video

Blood vessels from algae

Antonino NICOLETTI   February 24, 2016   Comments Off on Blood vessels from algae

To replace defective arteries, researchers from Team 3 are inspired by the long polysaccharide molecule that gives seaweed its flexibility and strength. Cedric Chauvierre from Team 3 explains in this video from Universcience and ‘Le Monde Médecine‘ that these artificial vessels must withstand high pressure variations and be biocompatible. Several tests in rats have shown that these artificial vessels are promising future vascular… Read more »

Stroke: from the clinics to the pathophysiology

This health training session organised by the ’Institut thématique multi-organismes “Neurosciences, sciences cognitives, neurologie, psychiatrie”, the ‘Bureau des formations scientifiques et de soutien à la recherche du Département des ressources humaines de l’Inserm’ has taken place the 24th Nov 2015 at the ‘Institut du cerveau et de la moelle épinière’ (ICM), GH de la Pitié Salpêtrière, Paris 13e. You can watch the lectures… Read more »

Marc Clement: prize of the Chancellerie of Paris

On the 1st December 2015, Marc Clement (Team 1 LVTS) received one of the Prizes (Prix Aguirre-Basualdo/Robin) of the Chancellerie des Universités de Paris, in the Medecine section. Each year, these prizes award the best theses defended in Paris’ universities. Watch a short video of the ceremony. Marc did his thesis in our unit under the supervision of Dr Giuseppina… Read more »

GREMI: Vascular Inflammation, Pasteur Institute, November 13th, 2015

“Vascular Inflammation: Blood vessels under attack” meeting, November 13th 2015. Organised by GREMI. Institut Pasteur, Paris. The One Day GREMI Meeting untitled “Vascular Inflammation: Blood vessels under attack” meeting will be held at the Pasteur Institute (Paris) on November 13th, 2015. This one day meeting is organized by GREMI, the French society on Inflammation http://www.gremi.asso.fr, member of IAIS (International Association… Read more »

CVD & Obesity: Surprising links

An international team of researchers coordinated by Professor Gabriel Steg  and Dr. Boris Hansel (Departments of ‘Cardiology’ and of ‘Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition’ from the Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital: AP-HP and the University Paris-Diderot) has demonstrated that in people who have heart or arterial diseases, obesity does not appear to increase cardiovascular risk, whereas leanness is a very poor prognosis. These results… Read more »

IMMATIS project leaded by D Letourneur supported by OSEO

For the 15th edition of the National competition for the ‘’aide à la création d’entreprises de technologies innovantes’, the minister of ‘Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche’ in association with OSEO has granted 55 projects in the “création-développement” and 120 projects in “Emergence”. The project IMMATIS coordinated by D Letourneur (Team 3) was selected in the “création-développement” category. It was… Read more »

NANOATHERO – A new FP7 Large Scale program coordinated by U1148

Nanomedicine for target-specific imaging and treatment of atherosclerosis: development and initial clinical feasibility NanoAthero is a Large Scale European-funded project under the 7th Framework Programme for Research. The main objective of this project is to address more in depth prospects of improved diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerosis by means of nanotechnology. Coordination : Didier Letourneur (Team 3; Inserm U1148, CHU… Read more »

‘FUCO-CHEM’ coordinated by C Chauvierre selected as a LABCOM

The ‘Agence nationale de la recherche’ has selected the first 7 common laboratories between research organisms and private companies as part of the « Labcom » program. The project FucoChem has been selected for its research on marine polysaccharides to be used as cardiovascular biotherapies. This project is coordinated by Cédric Chauvierre (Team 3 Inserm U1148). It involves the laboratory of polymer bioengineering… Read more »

D Letourneur: Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair

A significant breakthrough could revolutionize surgical practice and regenerative medicine. The team led by Ludwik Leibler (Laboratoire Matière Molle et Chimie CNRS/ESPCI Paris Tech) and the Team headed by Didier Letourneur from the LVTS (INSERM U1148/Universités Paris Diderot and Paris 13), has just demonstrated that the principle of adhesion by aqueous solutions of nanoparticles can be used in vivo to… Read more »

G Caligiuri spotted in the ‘International Innovation’ journal

The last issue of ‘International Innovation’, a journal for the global dissemination resource for the wider scientific, technology and research communities, focuses on the Women in Healthcare. Giuseppina (Team 1) has been invited to expose her research and to give her opinion on gender issues in medicine. Learn more

Platelets & Influenza: INRA press release

Platelets play a role in severe pulmonary infections associated with influenza viruses. This has been revealed for the first time by researchers from Team 1 of LVTS in collaboration with researchers from INRA and the Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1. This work has been published on April 1, 2015 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Their… Read more »