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Marion Leboyer, 2021 Grand Prize 

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Through her research into psychiatric illnesses, Marion Leboyer has made a significant contribution to improving treatment for patients with the goal of personalized medicine for all. The Grand Prize rewards the innovative nature of her work, particularly in bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, and autism spectrum disorders. Discover all the 2021 Inserm Prize winners A life dedicated […]

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Ana Zarubica, 2021 Research Support Prize 

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Ana Zarubica plays a coordinating role at the Center for Immunophenomics. Her objective: ensure the optimal organization of a unit that offers scientists around the world mouse models for use in researching immune system function and dysfunction. An investment recognized through the Research Support Prize. Discover all the 2021 Inserm Prize winners Supporting research into […]

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Pierre-Louis Tharaux , 2021 Research Prize 

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Twenty-five years ago, Pierre-Louis Tharaux, back then a nephrologist, vowed to help bring kidney failure out of its therapeutic dead-end. Now a researcher, he is on the way to success with an innovative approach and a first treatment being trialed in patients: progress rewarded by the Research Prize. Discover all the 2021 Inserm Prize winners […]

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Francine Behar-Cohen, 2021 Innovation Prize 

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Francine Behar-Cohen is an ophthalmic surgeon, researcher… and creator of start-ups. What she wants is for her discoveries to leave her laboratory and provide relief to patients as quickly as possible. Her research and the value created from it have earned her the Innovation Prize. Discover all the 2021 Inserm Prize winners Start-ups to treat […]

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Laurent Fleury, 2021 Opecst-Science and Society Prize 

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Together with the Collective Expert Review structure that he leads, Laurent Fleury is at the interface between science and society taking stock of scientific knowledge on a health subject at a given moment in time. The objective is twofold: aid political decision-making and inform citizens. The expert reviews and the value created from them are […]

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With Denis Vivien, All Roads Lead to the Brain 

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From his beginnings in molecular biology to the neuroscience research conducted by his unit, Denis Vivien’s career has been remarkable. Curious and determined, he has never ceased to set up research projects and structures at the cutting edge of innovation and he has been entrusted with numerous academic responsibilities. Today, his fundamental discoveries on the […]

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Respiratory Infections: Mauro Gaya Reveals a New Immune Defense Player 

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How can we improve vaccine approaches to respiratory infections? Mauro Gaya is focusing on the role of the memory B cells. Thanks to the ATIP-Avenir program, he has revealed hitherto overlooked properties of some of these immunity effectors. Originally from Argentina, Mauro Gaya spent his academic career at several US and UK research centers before […]

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Barbara Garmy-Susini: Spotlight on the Lymphatic Vascular System 

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The lymphatic system, which ensures waste disposal and the immune surveillance of many tissues, is less well-known than its counterpart, the blood system. Barbara Garmy-Susini, from the Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases in Toulouse, has been working to remedy this injustice for the past 15 years. How does the lymphatic system work? How should it […]

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Thomas Baumert: Researching Innovative Solutions for Fibrosis and Liver Cancer 

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Caused by viral hepatitis, fatty liver disease, or alcoholism, liver cancer is one of the deadliest in the world, responsible for nearly 1 million deaths each year. In order to combat this disease, it is essential to fully understand the cellular pathways involved. This is what Thomas Baumert – doctor, researcher and entrepreneur – has […]

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Vision Disorders: Save Our Retinas! 

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In France, 3 out of every 4 people over 20 years of age suffer from vision disorders. While these can often benefit from optical corrections, some retinal diseases, which are rarer, remain unelucidated. Accredited in 2004, the Clinical Investigation Centre (CIC) and the Quinze-Vingts* Reference Center for Rare Diseases (CMR) have become a reference for the […]

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