Professorship in Philosophy of the Medical Sciences

The University of Bordeaux (France) hires a Full Professor in Philosophy of the Medical Sciences. The University of Bordeaux offers a thriving environment for research. It is expected that the recruited Professor will work in Thomas Pradeu’s group, specialized in Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Medicine, and Theoretical Biology and Medicine, within ImmunoConcept, a biomedical… Read more »

Maël Lemoine keynote speaker at the Collège de la Santé

On Monday January 28th Maël Lemoine will speak at the Rencontres du Collège des Sciences et de la Santé on “Alternative Medicine: symptom of a disease of the health system.” The talk will be followed by a debate, hosted by Stéphane Vacchiani, journalist at the Sud-Ouest. When: Monday January 28th, 18h30Where: UFR des sciences odontologiques… Read more »

The epigenetics of inflammaging

New review in Seminars in Immunology. A growing amount of evidences indicates that inflammaging – the chronic, low grade inflammation state characteristic of the elderly – is the result of genetic as well as environmental or stochastic factors. In their latest review Christine Nadini, Jean-François Moreau, Noémie Gensous, Francesco Ravaioli, Paolo Garagnani and Maria Giulia… Read more »

Ferriere & Sisirak awarded by Fondation UB

Dr. Amandine Ferriere a MD-PhD student together with her mentor Dr. Vanja Sisirak a CNRS researcher at Immunoconcept, were recently awarded a prize from the Fondation Bordeaux Université.   This award will allow them to develop a project that aims at studying immune mechanisms involved in the establishment of metabolic syndromes that are associated with obesity…. Read more »

5 décembre: Maël Lemoine sur France Inter

Thème : “la médecine est-elle une science exacte?”   Maël Lemoine sera l’invité d’Ali Reihbi dans l’émission “Grand Bien vous Fasse”, lundi 5 décembre à 10h05. Lien sur l’émission ici.    

Qualité de Vie au Travail : 23/11/2018-restitution du projet ImmunoConcEpT

ImmunoConcEpT invité le 23/11/2018 au CNRS pour présenter le résultat de son projet QVT   En 2017, ImmunoConcEpT a reçu un financement du CNRS pour son projet QVT intitulé “EscaleS” et réalisé en collaboration avec l’artiste visuelle dominik Lobera. Lors de la cérémonie de remise de prix aux lauréats 2018, sept  des 41 lauréats 2017… Read more »

Human Vγ9Vδ2 T Lymphocytes in the Immune Response to P. falciparum Infection, mini review by Howard et al.

The lastest review in Frontiers of Immunology, by Jenny Howard, Irfan Zaidi, Séverine Loizon, Odile Mercereau-Puijalon, Julie Déchanet-Merville and Maria Mamani Matsuda, highlights the functions of Vγ9Vδ2 T lymphocytes in malaria and proposes a model of Vγ9Vδ2 T-cell functions in the microvasculature during P. falciparum infection : Plasmodium-infected red blood cells sequester to the endothelium… Read more »

The Multiple Layers of the Tumor Environment, new paper by Laplane et al

If and how a tumor develops, depends in large part on its surroundings. While scientists agree on the importance of the tumor environment (TE), there is no consensus on how to define and spatially delineate it. A new paper by Lucie Laplane, Dorothée Duluc, Nicolas Larmonier, Thomas Pradeu and Andreas Bikfalvi lays out six clearly… Read more »

Welcome !

New members are joining the Conceptual Immunology group: – Adrian Stencel – Gregor Greslehner – Wiebke Bretting and – Jacob Stengenga visiting scholar for few months Welcome home !  

“Cancer : la réponse est-elle en nous ?” –> le lien

Le 10 octobre dernier a eu lieu une soirée grand public autour du Cancer et de l’Immunologie, à Station Ausone, Bordeaux. Retour sur l’événement en suivant ce lien. Début de la conférence vers la minute 35. Un évènement Fête de la science. Comment notre corps réagit-il face au cancer ? Observons ce face-à-face invisible. La plupart… Read more »