CRCL - Cancer Research Center of Lyon

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Unit code: UMR INSERM 1052 / CNRS 5286 / Centre Léon Bérard


Centre Léon Bérard Cheney D

69008 LYON

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CNRS, INSERM, UCBL (Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1)

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  The Cancer Research Center of Lyon (CRCL) is led by A. Puisieux (the directing deputies being P. Mehlen and C. Dumontet) and is dedicated to basic research in oncology. The CRCL is affiliated with the Inserm, the CNRS, the Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, the Centre Léon Bérard, and with the Hospices Civils de Lyon as a clinical partner. The aim of the CRCL is to extend its international recognition and the attractiveness of its research cluster, to facilitate the transfer of knowledge from fundamental cancer research to clinical applications, and to develop teaching and training in oncology. This Center, created in 2011, comprises 22 research teams for 450 members, including 140 permanent scientists, organized in 3 departments.
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