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Marie Curie

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

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

Research

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

Hospital

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

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