Recognition of the IRCAD by French Prime Minister François Fillon

French Prime Minister François Fillon visited the IRCAD in Strasbourg for more than two hours in order to officialize the nomination of the 6 centers of excellence (IHU) selected by an international jury for the French government. The IRCAD was unanimously ranked first by the jury for the project: “Institute of Image-Guided Minimally Invasive Hybrid Surgery” (MIX-Surg).

May 30, 2011

Another prestigious international recognition for the IRCAD in Taiwan

Professor Jacques Marescaux, President of the IRCAD, has just been granted the Distinguished Contribution Award given by Sir Vincent Siew, Vice President of Taiwan. This award consecrates the achievements accomplished by the IRCAD, and notably the fruitful cooperation between the IRCAD France and the IRCAD Taiwan. The ceremony was officially held in Taiwan in the presence of André Reichardt, Vice [...]

May 6, 2011

IHU Strasbourg,
First ex-aequo Laureate of the IHU call for proposals

Strasbourg’s IHU project “Institute of Image-Guided Minimally Invasive Hybrid Surgery” The IHU Strasbourg will lead the next evolution of medical procedures to Image-Guided Minimally Invasive Hybrid Surgery (MIX-Surg). Recent decades saw amazing progress in medicine as minimal access procedures replaced radical surgical resections. Unfortunately, minimally invasive techniques were developed by separate and distinct specialties and are inevitably limited by the [...]

March 31, 2011

Professor Jacques Marescaux is awarded the Gold Medal of the French Renaissance

Last February 10, 2011, Professor Jacques Marescaux, Founding President of the IRCAD and Head of Department of Digestive and Endocrine Surgery at the University Hospital of Strasbourg, along with Professor Bertrand Ludes, Dean of Strasbourg’s School of Medicine and Director of Strasbourg’s Forensic Medicine Institute, were awarded the Gold Medal of the French Renaissance by François Simonnet, President of the [...]

February 10, 2011

Exclusive gathering for DNA newspaper readers

Almost 500 readers of the Alsatian newspaper DNA (Dernières Nouvelles d’Alsace) were invited for an exclusive gathering at the IRCAD-France in Strasbourg on January 29, 2011, to learn about the latest surgical innovations developed by the IRCAD research team.

January 29, 2011

Professor Jacques Marescaux encounters Vietnam President

Professor Jacques Marescaux, President of the IRCAD, was guest of honor at the 10th Meeting of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA) in Hanoi, Vietnam, with a peak attendance of 2,200 Asian surgeons.

November 26, 2010

George Berci Lifetime Achievement Award

WASHINGTON DC: THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS AWARD GIVEN BY THE SOCIETY OF AMERICAN GASTROINTESTINAL AND ENDOSCOPIC SURGEONS (SAGES) TO PROFESSOR JACQUES MARESCAUX Last April 14, 2010, during the World Congress of Surgery that was held in Washington DC, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) gave Professor Marescaux his most prestigious Award for the “accomplishment of his surgical masterpiece”.

April 14, 2010

The IRCAD and the INSERM strengthen their scientific cooperation

Last November 30, 2009, Professor Jacques Marescaux, Founding Father and President of the IRCAD and Professor Andre Syrota, Chief Director and President of the INSERM, signed an agreement protocol regarding the scientific cooperation between the IRCAD and the INSERM.

November 30, 2009

Meeting with the spouses of NATO’s Heads of State in Strasbourg

On Saturday 4th of April, during the NATO summit that took place in Strasbourg, the spouses of NATO’s Heads of State were supposed to have visited the IRCAD with Jacques Marescaux as their guide. As the visit was cancelled at the last minute due to security threats, a delegation of IRCAD guests was invited to the luxurious Rohan Palace to [...]

April 4, 2009