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Institut Curie
Formation1920; 101 years ago (1920)
TypeGovernmental organisation
Purpose/focusFundamental research
Headquarters26 rue d'Ulm 75005 Paris
Official languagesFrench
PresidentThierry 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]


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


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


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

Nobel laureates

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


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