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 defenses
2nd semester

Descartes-Huygens Prize for medical researcher : Julien Barc
February 5th, 2020

French cardiovascular researcher Julien Barc has won the 2019 Descartes-Huygens Prize for his research and contribution to Franco-Dutch collaboration.

Julien Barc, partner of a European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases : LQTS-NEXT
Nov 2019

Research projects to accelerate diagnosis and/or explore disease progression and mechanisms of long QT syndrome

The latest high-throughput sequencer generation
October 2019

Inauguration of the NovaSeq 6000 installed on our Genomics core facility, GenoBiRD

Team IV laureate of 'Equipe FRM' call
September 2019

The only team in Nantes among the 52 french laureates, for the INSTINCTIVE project.

Key Figures

  • Members
  • 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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