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[CLOVES syndrome] : The U.S. FDA approves Alpelisib based on a French study

[CLOVES syndrome] : The U.S. FDA approves Alpelisib based on a French study

AP-HP, Inserm and Université Paris Cité extend their congratulations to Professor Guillaume Canaud’s teams at Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital (AP-HP), Necker-Enfants Malades Institute (INEM), Inserm, Institut Imagine and Université Paris Cité for their work on alpelisib (BYL719), approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

[VIH] : New Antibody Function Discovered

[VIH] : New Antibody Function Discovered

By applying cutting-edge microscopy techniques to in vitro virus cultures, teams at the Institut Pasteur, CNRS, Vaccine Research Institute (VRI) and Université Paris Cité have discovered a new function of anti-HIV-1[1] antibodies. The scientists found that certain...

Binge-eating: Restoring the Dialogue Between the Gut and the Brain

Binge-eating: Restoring the Dialogue Between the Gut and the Brain

In a study published on January 24, 2022 in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, the scientific team "Central Control of Eating Behavior and Energy Expenditure" (Functional and Adaptive Biology Unit - Université Paris Cité/CNRS) discovered a new mechaninsm which, by...

Université Paris Cité is to Change its Legal Name

Université Paris Cité is to Change its Legal Name

Le ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l’Innovation (MESRI) et Université Paris Cité prennent acte de la décision d’annulation partielle du décret n°2019-209 sur la dénomination de l’université. Si un travail est d’ores et déjà engagé afin de proposer rapidement aux instances de l’établissement une nouvelle dénomination juridique, ensemble, ils soulignent toute la pertinence et la dynamique d’un projet d’excellence qui porte déjà ses fruits en France et à l’international.

The 2021 Highly Cited Researchers at Université Paris Cité

The 2021 Highly Cited Researchers at Université Paris Cité

With 17 citations, Université Paris Cité is the 2nd French university in the 2021 ranking of Highly Cited Researchers published by Clarivate, Web of Science Group. Do you know the HiCi? Behind this abbreviation lies a highly recognised list of...

Parasites and Cancer: A New Epigenetic Approach

Parasites and Cancer: A New Epigenetic Approach

Nearly 20% of cancers are associated with microbial infections. While the mechanisms involved are fairly well-known for viruses and bacteria, the role played by parasites remains a mystery. A new study led by Prof. Jonathan Weitzman from the Epigenetics and Cellular...

A world-class partnership in health biology

A world-class partnership in health biology

Christine Clerici, President of Université Paris Cité, and Stewart Cole, Director General of the Institut Pasteur, have formalised the cooperation between their institutions in pursuit of a concerted and shared scientific strategy. The two institutions aim...

The Human Spleen, a cemetery and sanctuary for malaria parasites

The Human Spleen, a cemetery and sanctuary for malaria parasites

Professor Pierre Buffet's research unit (UMRS 1134, Inserm Université Paris Cité), in close collaboration with the team of Professor Chrétien at Institut Pasteur, and an Australian-Indonesian team led by Professor Nick Anstey, observed in patients with...

Covid-19 vaccines and thrombosis: What is it all about?

Covid-19 vaccines and thrombosis: What is it all about?

In response to the thrombosis cases that occurred as a consequence of the Covid-19 vaccinations, Prof. David Smadja, professor of hematology at Université Paris Cité, member of the hematology department of the Georges-Pompidou European Hospital...