The Pasteur Museum is housed in the apartment where Louis Pasteur spent his final seven years and offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the living and working environment of the world-renowned scientist. Visitors can gain a unique insight into his everyday life alongside his wife and can admire his rich and diverse scientific work.
The Institut Pasteur’s scientific strategy focuses on developing original and innovative topics and promoting interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary cooperation and approaches. The Institut Pasteur teams have access to the technological resources needed to speed up and further improve the quality of their outstanding research.
Ever since the introduction of the world’s first "Technical Microbiology" course in 1889, teaching has been a priority for the Institut Pasteur. The Institut Pasteur has an international reputation for quality teaching that attracts students from all over the world who come to further their training or top up their degree programs.
The Medical Department is concerned with public health issues related to National Reference Centers for communicable diseases (hosted by the Institut Pasteur), with organizing clinical research and with healthcare services provided by the Institut Pasteur Medical Center.
The role of the Medical Department is to :
Coordinate the National Reference Centers for communicable diseases, associated laboratories and WHO Collaborating Centers, in close interaction with the relevant health authorities (DGS, InVS, ECDC, etc.)
Organize and develop clinical research (including vaccinology and biological therapies).
Raise awareness of the ethical issues involved in clinical research both on campus and within the Institut Pasteur International Network.
Coordinate regulatory procedures for import/export clearance and declarations of Human Biological Sample Collections in relation with the Technical Resources and Environment Department, with the French Ministry of Research.
Help to implement the quality policy for structures that come under its responsibility (reference centers and medical center).
Organize and secure the healthcare services and advice provided to Medical Center patients.
Run the Committee for assessment of public health research by executive administrative and technical staff (COMSAP).
Structure and develop partnerships with hospitals and other organizations involved in translational and clinical research.