The Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (INSERM, French pronunciation: [insɛʁm]; English: French Institute of Health and Medical Research) is a French biomedical and public health research institution.
Created in 1964, the INSERM is a public institution with a scientific and technical vocation under the dual auspices of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Research. It was created as a successor to the French National Institute of Health.
INSERM consists of 339 research units, run by 6500 permanent staff members. Eighty percent of INSERM research units are embedded in research hospitals of French universities.
The Latest Updated Research News:
INSERM research articles from Innovation Toronto
- A significant breakthrough could revolutionize surgical practice and regenerative medicine – April 21, 2014
- New Compounds Display Strong Therapeutic Potential for Cystic Fibrosis
- Stanford University Study Finds That Marijuana Could Help With Autism
- Exposure to general anaesthesia could increase the risk of dementia in elderly by 35 percent
- A sonar vision system for the congenitally blind
- Asthma: A Vaccination That Works Using Intramuscular Injection
- Erasing the Signs of Aging in Human Cells Is Now a Reality