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Biotherapies Institute for Rare Diseases

Founded in 2011, the Biotherapies Institute for rare diseases includes the Institute of Myology, Généthon, I-Stem and Atlantic Gene Therapies research centre in Nantes. Over 600 experts are part of this “without walls” institute.

Illustration for article: Genethon: research in vectorology and gene therapy

Genethon: research in vectorology and gene therapy

Created in 1990, thanks to Telethon donations, the Généthon laboratory has been part of the terrific boom in genetics in France. After playing a pivotal role in mapping the human genome, it is now a centre of excellence in research into vectorology and gene therapy.
Illustration for article: Institute of Myology: Muscle expertise

Institute of Myology: Muscle expertise

Created in 1996 by AFM-Téléthon using Telethon donations, the Institute of Myology is a centre of expertise unique in Europe, devoted to muscles.
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I-Stem

The stem cell institute to treat and study monogenic diseases (I-Stem) explores potential treatments for rare genetic diseases, using human stem cells, both embryonic and adult. It is one of France's pioneers in this field.
Illustration for article: Atlantic Gene Therapies

Atlantic Gene Therapies

Atlantic Gene Therapies is composed of several structures. It is now a member of the Biotherapies Institute for rare diseases