TAHA Muhamed-Kheir : Institut Pasteur : Invasive Bacterial Infections Unit

Unit : Département Infection et Epidémiologie - Institut Pasteur

Institut Pasteur
Unité Infections Bactériennes Invasives
28 rue du Dr Roux
75724 Paris cedex 15

Speciality : Department IM

Director of the unit : Françoise DROMER

Principal investigator :

TAHA Muhamed-Kheir
Email : muhamed-kheir.tahaSPAMFILTER@pasteur.fr Phone number: +33 (0)1 45 68 84 38

Composition of research team :

  • TAHA Muhamed-Kheir (CL-IP, HDR)   
  • BIVILLE  Francis (IP-CR, HDR)      
  • DEGHMANE Ala-Eddine (IP-CR)

5 Recent publications of the research team :

Zarantonelli ML, Skoczynska A, Antignac A, El Ghachi M, Deghmane AE, Szatanik M, Mulet C, Werts C, Peduto L, d'Andon MF et al: Penicillin resistance compromises Nod1-dependent proinflammatory activity and virulence fitness of neisseria meningitidis. Cell Host Microbe 2013, 13(6):735-745.

Hong E, Giorgini D, Deghmane AE, Taha MK: Functional impacts of the diversity of the meningococcal factor H binding protein. Vaccine 2012, 31:183– 189.

Szatanik M, Hong E, Ruckly C, Ledroit M, Giorgini D, Jopek K, Nicola MA, Deghmane AE, Taha MK: Experimental meningococcal sepsis in congenic transgenic mice expressing human transferrin. PLoS One 2011, 6(7):e22210.

Deghmane AE, El Kafsi H, Giorgini D, Abaza A, Taha MK: Late Repression of NF-kappaB Activity by Invasive but Not Non-Invasive Meningococcal Isolates Is Required to Display Apoptosis of Epithelial Cells. PLoS Pathog 2011, 7(12):e1002403.

Caron F, du Chatelet IP, Leroy JP, Ruckly C, Blanchard M, Bohic N, Massy N, Morer I, Floret D, Delbos V et al: From tailor-made to ready-to-wear meningococcal B vaccines: longitudinal study of a clonal meningococcal B outbreak. Lancet Infect Dis 2011, 11(6):455-463.