Institut Gustave Roussy
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Gustave Roussy is one of the world’s leading cancer-research institutes and the premier European Cancer Centre. It is a centre for patient care, research and teaching, and patients with all types of cancer can be treated there.
- Gustave Roussy, first director (1921–1947)
- Tabaré Vázquez
- Maurice Tubiana, fifth director (1982–1988) and member of the French Academy of Sciences
- Georges Mathé, oncologist and immunologist who performed in 1959 the first successful bone marrow transplant not performed on identical twins.
- Frédéric Triebel, discoverer of the immune checkpoint molecule LAG3, worked at the Institute from 1986 until around 2001
- Martin, Douglas (20 October 2010). "Dr. Georges Mathé, Transplant Pioneer, Dies at 88". New York Times.