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In a study published in Cells, researchers from LGRK (IRCM/CEA-Jacob) showed that human skin stem cells are sensitive to low doses of genotoxic stress in the setting of active regeneration.
The COVID-19 pandemic has underlined how important intense preclinical research is to the development and validation of therapeutics. In this context, a WHO-mandated group of experts, including Roger le Grand and Pauline Maisonnasse from IDMIT (CEA-Jacob), have published an article in Nature that presents existing COVID-19 animal models and explores their pertinence for studying the pathology and identifying paths toward novel treatments for it.
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.