Timeline



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

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

Grand opening of a 3rd international IRCAD center in Rio

On Friday June 30, IRCAD inaugurated a new training and research center in Rio de Janeiro, connected to the gigantic Americas Medical City hospital complex, in the presence of IRCAD expert surgeons and industrial partners. This third international IRCAD center came to be thanks to the partnership signed in January 2016 with Dr. Edson de Godoy Bueno, President and Managing [...]

July 3, 2017

Signature of a partnership between the ELSAN Group and IRCAD

Professor Jacques MARESCAUX, President of IRCAD, and Mr Jérome NOUZAREDE, President of the ELSAN Group, officially signed a partnership today between the two structures, in the fields of training and research. IRCAD joins forces with the ELSAN Group in the field of research and innovation. The ELSAN Group is the second biggest private hospitalization group in France. It has 82 [...]

March 23, 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