Analyse the fundamental mechanisms  of extracellular matrix organisation in tissues.

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Describe and evaluate tissue response to insults.

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Propose and test innovative therapeutic approaches.

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A new mechanism regulating wound healing revealed by the LBTI

3 groups of the LBTI worked together to understand how the BMP-1 metalloprotease can regulate cell adhesion and corneal wound healing through the cleavage of the matricellular protein thrombospondin-1. This work is just published in Science Signaling and has been selected to be featured on the journal cover.

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LBTI starts the formulation of promising antiviral drugs against Covid-19 for pulmonary delivery

CovidNanoMed project: “Nanoformulations of current therapeutic drug candidates against SARS-CoV-2 for pulmonary delivery”. ANR Flash Covid-19 – PI: Bernard Verrier The team of B. Verrier, with the help of the group of R. Terreux for bioinformatics and  a partnership with CEA and INRAE, have now started the identification of several promising antiviral candidates among

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Nouvelles technologies de single-molecule FISH multiplex (RNAscope – ACD)

Jeudi 20 février: présentation des technologies de FISH-RNAscope par la société BioTechne, 3ème étage (pallier)

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‘Results in Brief’ – PolyVac H2020

The results of the EU project PolyVac ‘Polysaccharide-based membrane for sublingual vaccination’ were released on CORDIS. They include the post-doc project of Sofia Caridade and research projects of C. Monge and B. Verrier.

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Full immersion in skin and skin cells now possible!

Discover the CellVR application on YouTube : This virtual reality experience was developed by Jérôme Lafont (Assistant Professor, University of Lyon and LBTI) and Dominique Baas (Assistant Professor, University of Lyon and INMG) with the help of infographists at ICAP (Innovation Conception et Accompagnement pour la Pédagogie, University of Lyon). If you want to try,

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