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Professor Jacques Marescaux, awarded the rank of Commander of the Chilean Order of Bernardo O’Higgins

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Professor Jacques Marescaux was awarded the rank of Commander of the Chilean Order of Bernardo O’Higgins at the Chilean Embassy in Paris, in the presence of Mrs Michèle Barzach, former French Minister of Health, and Mr Fernando Quintana, Honorary Consul of Chile in Strasbourg. This distinction was officially awarded by Mrs Marcia Covarrubias, Ambassador of [...]

March 7, 2018

IRCAD further showcased by the Taiwan Minister of Science and Technology

In partnership with IRCAD Taiwan, Mr. Liang-Gee Chen, Minister of Science and Technology, and Mr. Fong-Chin Su, Vice Minister of Science and Technology, organized a symposium on the “Future of Surgery” in Taipei, on February 5, 2018. On this very occasion, they highlighted the spectacular advances achieved by IRCAD in the field of surgical innovation. The IRCAD had invited Karl [...]

February 6, 2018

Visit of Gerard Collomb, French State Minister and Minister of Home Affairs

On Friday, December 1st, 2017, IRCAD had the privilege of welcoming Gérard Collomb, French State Minister and Minister of Home Affairs, during the “Conférence des métropoles”, which brought together representatives of France’s largest cities in the Charles Lindbergh Auditorium at IRCAD. Ninety-six presidents of French metropolises and of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) took an active part in [...]

December 6, 2017

Visit of Prof. Marescaux in Kigali (Rwanda)

On Friday, July 21, Prof. Marescaux had the pleasure to meet President Paul Kagame in the framework of his visit in Rwanda. During their talk, President Kagame expressed his will to open a IRCAD mirror Institute in Kigali for the development of minimally invasive surgery in Africa. This exciting project inspires all IRCAD teams to share IRCAD knowledge in the [...]

July 26, 2017

Full renovation of the IRCAD experimental Laboratory

The renovation works, which took place in August in our experimental laboratory entirely dedicated to surgical training, have now been completed. The IRCAD minimally invasive surgery training platform now shifts from 17 to 34 operating tables.

August 31, 2015

GRAND OPENING OF THE IRCAD 2 FACILITIES

On Monday, June 29, 2015, Professor Jacques MARESCAUX, President of the IRCAD, Mrs. Laurence COMTE-ARASSUS, President of Medtronic France and Mr. Damien DESMEDT, European Sales & Marketing Vice-President at Intuitive Surgical, inaugurated the IRCAD 2 facilities [...]

July 1, 2015

The IRCAD earns a new official distinction as a Comprehensive – American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institute (AEI)

The IRCAD (Research Institute Against Cancers of the Digestive System) has been officially certified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) for all of its educational programs in minimally invasive surgery, held in Strasbourg, France. As a result, the IRCAD has become the first French Academic Center in surgical education and training to earn such a prestigious distinction, granted by [...]

March 24, 2015