Institut Curie was born out of the determination of one woman, Marie Curie, and one important cause: the fight against cancer.In 12 December 1909: The University of Paris and Institut Pasteur decided to build the Institut du Radium for Marie Curie, winner of the 1903 Nobel Prize for physics along with her husband Pierre Curie and their colleague Henri Becquerel, for their work on radioactivity.
A leading player in the fight against cancer, Institut Curie now boasts an internationally-renowned research center with a state-of-the-art hospital group, which treats patients suffering from some of the rarest cancers.
The Research Centre is composed of 12 labs in which 86 research teams work together. hand in hand. Internationally renowned. The Research Centre welcomes researchers from different backgrounds and different fields. With is high-tech platforms and unique setting in the Centre of Paris. The Research Centre is a unique resource for researchers around the world.
The Research Center has developed a rich network of international relations. It is a member of the EU-Life network, which has 13 centers of excellence in life sciences. Together, the members of EU-Life help European doctoral students and post-docs to forge a career in Europe.
The Institut has also created individual partnerships with such internationally-renowned centers as MIT in Boston and the NCBS-inStem in Bangalore to promote and encourage exchanges between institutes, in particular concerning the training and support of doctoral students and post-docs.
You'll get advanced international training programs for young researchers, such as the Erasmus + Unipharma graduate project, the ITNs or St. George’s School.
Located at three sites (Paris, Saint-Cloud and Orsay), it has over 3,300 researchers, physicians and caregivers collaborating on its three missions: treatment, research and teaching. An ambitious architectural project – with a new hospital at Saint-Cloud in 2020 and fully redesigned laboratories – now represents a powerful ally in the MC21 (Marie Curie 21st Century) institutional project, offering patients the very best.
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