Curie Institute (Paris)
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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.
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]
- Marie Curie, physicist and chemist
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Institut Curie, fight and research against cancer". Archived from the original on 2010-10-04. Retrieved 2009-02-14.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Marie Curie Archived 2009-02-11 at the Wayback Machine