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).
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
“Image-assisted minimally invasive surgery: revolution is on its way – Advances in Strasbourg and Boston”
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Strasbourg and Boston’s twinning, the IRCAD launches the following lecture: “IMAGE-GUIDED MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY: REVOLUTION IS ON ITS WAY – ADVANCES IN STRASBOURG AND BOSTON”
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”.
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.
Inauguration of Europe’s first interventional MRI platform, dedicated to research, teaching and treatment
IRCAD’s 15th anniversary On November 24, 2009, Europe’s first interventional MRI platform, dedicated to research, teaching and treatment was inaugurated at the IRCAD in the presence of Catherine Bréchignac, President of the CNRS and of the local councillors. This event took part of the IRCAD’s 15th anniversary.
French President Nicolas SARKOZY accepts the key points of the Reform on the French University Hospitals elaborated by Professor Marescaux’s Committee.
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 [...]