Who we are
The Montreal Clinical Research Institute
Excellence in biomedical and clinical research
Founded in 1967, the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) is a non-profit organization that conducts basic and clinical biomedical research in addition to training high-level scientists in an innovative technological environment.
With approximately 425 people, the Institute brings together more than 35 laboratories working in the fields of cancer, immunology, neuroscience, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, systems biology and medicinal chemistry. The IRCM also runs research clinics specializing in hypertension, nutrition and diabetes as well as a Research Centre on Rare and Genetic Diseases in Adults.
The IRCM is affiliated with Université de Montréal and associated with McGill University. The clinic is affiliated with the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM). The IRCM receives support from the ministère de l'Économie, de la Science et de l'Innovation du Québec.