The « Institut de Recherche en Cancérologie de Montpellier » (Montpellier Cancer Research Institute) is an Institut gathering research teams devoted to cancer research. Our federative research project is « Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics. Discovery, Biology and Clinical Applications ».
The research projects of the IRCM are organized according three scientific themes :
Developing projects allowing a better understanding of cancer biology, we try to improve cancer patients clinical management and treatments of this disease.
In a translational strategy, we develop bridges between basic research and applied projects in order to promote know-how and technologies transfert to the clinical practice.
The main purpose is to develop diagnostic and therapeutic strategies in global approach including basic investigators and clinicians.
Guido Kroemer, (Villejuif) Géonomes et cancer
Emmanuelle Liaudet-Coopman, (Montpellier) Department of Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology of Cancers