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L'institut Servier. Supporting research. Fostering vocations

Gestational diabetes, a cardiovascular risk factor
A recent American study demonstrates a correlation between gestational diabetes and the development of cardiovascular diseases. 25% of women having presented gestational diabetes at some point during their lifetime presented coronary artery calcification at an average age of 47 years.
Smoking cessation, even recent, reduces the overall mortality risk in lung cancer patients
A meta-analysis led by a team of American researchers demonstrates the benefit of quitting smoking on the overall survival of patients. Smoking cessation even appears to be beneficial two years before a lung cancer diagnosis.
Eating cocoa flavanols may be good for the brain
An international team has demonstrated an improvement in cognitive performance after consuming cocoa flavanols in a double-blind study conducted in 18 healthy young adults. This improvement was more marked in complex cognitive tasks.

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Annual Scientific Sessions

2020 EDITION

HETEROGENEITY IN DIABETES AND BETA CELLS
POSTPONED TO 2021

Every year over two days in November, L'Institut Servier organizes Scientific Days in Paris, which includes a Laureate Symposium and a Scientific Colloquium.

Consult the previous colloquia publications
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2020 laureate symposium
November 25th, 2020
Research presentation
by the 2020 Laureates
ONLINE

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2020 colloquium
Postponed to November 17TH, 2021
HETEROGENEITY IN DIABETES
AND BETA CELLS
Chaired by: Professors Bernard DEVULDER, Christian BOITARD and Raphaël SCHARFMANN
PROGRAM IN PROGRESS
L'Institut SERVIER is a non-profit association under French law.
Its aim is to promote all forms of scientific and medical knowledge thus contributing to medical progress,
patient wellbeing and physician expectations.

Colloquia
organized

19

Laureate
Symposium

5

Grants
allocated

252

Pasteur-Weizmann-
Servier Prize
award

7