Curie Institute (Paris)

scientific research center

The Curie Institute or Institut Curie is one of the leading medical research centres in the world. It is a private non-profit foundation for research into cancer. It is located in Paris, France.[1]

Institut Curie
Formation1920; 101 years ago (1920)
TypeGovernmental organisation
PurposeFundamental research
Headquarters26 rue d'Ulm 75005 Paris
Official language
French
President
Thierry Philip
Websiteinstitut-curie.org

HistoryEdit

It was founded by Marie Curie and got state approval as a foundation in 1921.

ResearchEdit

There are several hundred research staff at the Institute. Institut Curie does not offer undergrduate degrees, but does award Ph.D.s.

HospitalEdit

Institut Curie runs the Hôpital Claudius Régaud, a cancer treatment hospital.

Nobel laureatesEdit

Five Nobel prizes are attached to the Institute's researchers.

  • Marie Curie, Physics, 1903
  • Marie Curie. Chemistry, 1911
  • Pierre Curie, Physics
  • Irène and Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Chemistry, 1935
  • Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

Famous alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-10-04. Retrieved 2009-02-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

Other websitesEdit