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Media coverage articles published in INRA Newsletter "Live from the Labs" and on INRA national website.

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Prion diseases: toward further reduction of animal experimentation

Inra Scientists have developed an efficient method to amplify in vitro prion of different species. Beside its interest to rapidly address scientific...
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SAPHIR: an international and multidisciplinary approach to developing new vaccines for livestock

SAPHIR is a project coordinated by INRA and selected by the European Commission for its Horizon 2020 programme. Participants launched the project...
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Flock of sheep marked after drafting at the Ruminants Experimental Unit in Theix

Scrapie could breach the species barrier

INRA scientists have shown for the first time that the pathogens responsible for scrapie in small ruminants (prions) have the potential to convert...
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Bioluminescence détectée chez une souris infectée par le virus respiratoire syncytial

A new method for in vivo study of the virus that causes bronchiolitis

INRA research scientists, working in collaboration with Paris Public Hospitals (AP-HP) and the University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines,...
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A new vaccine platform to protect against West Nile Virus

Research scientists in the Molecular Virology and Immunology Unit have developed a recombinant virus that procures partial protection against West...
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photo de microscopie du virus influenza

New live attenuated influenza vaccines

In the frame of the Carnot Institute for Animal health “ICSA”, within the “Molecular Virology and Immunology” unit, INRA’s researchers...
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Service de néonatologie au CHU Hôtel-Dieu de Nantes, Hôpital Mère et Enfant. Les bébés prématurés y restent en couveuse jusqu'à la date théorique de leur naissance.

Towards the First Pediatric Vaccine against Bronchiolitis

INRA and its partner DBV Technologies were just granted €600 000 by the French National Research Agency (ANR) to coordinate their know-how and...
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“Tailor-made” antiviral compounds to fight influenza A

“Tailor-made” antiviral compounds to fight influenza A

Scientists have identified on viral proteins the “nerve centres” which need to be targeted by therapeutic compounds in order to halt any...
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Transgenic mouse

Across species prion transmission: the hidden side-door

Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs) in mammals, better known as prion diseases, are caused by an infectious agent whose propagation...
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Trout infected by ISA virus

New knowledge and tools to control infectious salmon anaemia

Infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) is a highly contagious disease that has already threatened salmon farming in many countries. INRA researchers of the...
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