L'unité de recherche de l'institut du thorax

Translational research : our strength
From the patient to target identification and medical management development
Understanding pathologies to better prevent
Understanding pathologies to better prevent
A common objective around cardiovascular, metabolic and respiratory diseases
State-of-the-art technologies
State-of-the-art technologies
Core Facilities : Genomics, Bioinformatics & functional exploration
Translational research : our strength

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Theses & HDR defenses
1st semester

Chair of Junior Professor
June 30, 2022

Inserm recruits a Junior Professor at l'institut du thorax

Heart rhythm diseases: genetics for prevention

Genome-wide association analyses identify novel Brugada syndrome risk loci and highlight a new mechanism of sodium channel regulation in disease susceptibility. Nature Genetics. 2022

Seipin, the key to healthy adipose tissue

Seipin localizes at endoplasmic reticulum-mitochondria contact sites to control mitochondrial calcium import and metabolism in adipocytes. Cell Rep. 2021

Key Figures

  • 170
  • 2300
  • 35
    PhD students
  • Our research on cardiovascular diseases
  • Our research on cholesterol
  • Discovery of intracranial aneurysm gene (France3 Pays de la Loire)
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