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Funding of the PROTEOSTASIS team projects by the Foundation for Medical Research (FRM)

The PROTEOSTASIS team has been awarded by the Foundation for Medical Research (FRM) and thus receives a financial support of 396,000 € over a period of three years to carry out its research project

"Improve the health of patients by correcting the dysregulation of protein / amino acid homeostasis associated with chronic diseases".

The research work of the PROTEOSTASIS team benefits from a total of € 396,000 (including a research technician salary). The selection has been made on the basis of particularly innovative projects in the field of health.

 "Dr. Pierre Fafournoux and his team at the Research Center INRA of Saint Genès-Champanelle are interested in the amino acids," bricks "molecular which enter the composition of proteins. Many chronic diseases induce their destruction, resulting in muscle loss and anorexia that worsen the health of patients. Their project aims to develop therapeutic strategies to limit this muscular atrophy, and to explore the mechanisms at work in anorexia concomitant with the degradation of proteins. In the long term, their study will improve the management and health status of patients with chronic diseases. "(FRM text, by S. Cuvier).

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