The Health-Biology Scientific Department brings together more than 1930 people in 28 research structures and 5 technological or service platforms.
Disciplines: Biology; Biotechnology; Medicine; Pharmacology; Physiology; odontology.
Key words: Cancer; Genetics; Epigenetics; Infectiology; Experimental and regenerative medicine; Neuroscience.
Outreach: The excellence of the research within the structures of the Biology-Health Scientific Department is manifested by the numerous ERC grants obtained during the last contract and the high publication rate that makes the University of Montpellier one of the first universities In France in fundamental biology. In addition, the department hosts numerous ATIP / AVENIR teams, as well as the regional Labex EpiGenMed, the labex MAbImprove (partnership with Tours University), and an Integrated Cancer Research Site (SIRIC), and participates in several Labex or national infrastructures. The Health-Biology Scientific Department of the University of Montpellier and its research structures are part of the RABELAIS health-biology cluster, which brings together the Universities and the Regional University Hospital Centers of Montpellier and Nîmes and the Regional Cancer Institute of Montpellier.