Curie Institute (Paris)

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Institut Curie
Formation1920; 103 years ago (1920)
TypeGovernmental organisation
PurposeFundamental research
Headquarters26 rue d'Ulm 75005 Paris
Official language
Thierry Philip

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]

History[change | change source]

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

Research[change | change source]

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

Hospital[change | change source]

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

Nobel laureates[change | change source]

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 alumni[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Institut Curie, fight and research against cancer". Archived from the original on 2010-10-04. Retrieved 2009-02-14.

Other websites[change | change source]