Welcome to U896 INSERM


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 :
  1. Nuclear receptors and hormone-dependent cancers,
  2. Cancer profiling,
  3. Therapeutic antibodies.
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. As a result, this pooling of talents allows us to tackle efficiently the three major topics of the modern cancer research …


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