Teams/Research groups

Respiratory infection & Immunity


Infection respiratoire & Immunité


  • Mustapha Si-Tahar
  • Christophe Paget

Research axis :

Lung infections, innate immunity, immunometabolism, antimicrobial strategies

Expertise / know-how:

  • Animal models of viral (influenza A) and bacterial (Streptococcus pneumoniae et Pseudomonas aeruginosa) lung infections.
  • Deciphering the immune molecular and cellular determinants of the host antimicrobial response.
  • Development and study of new anti-infective strategies (microbial- and immune-based)


INSERM U1100, Research Center for Respiratory Pathologies, Faculty of medicine of Tours