Inflammation and Inflammatory Diseases (IMI)

Persons in charge

Renato Monteiro (UP) – Luc Mouthon (UP)

Agreement with the University Sorbonne Paris Nord : Dominique Ledoux


The Inflammation and Inflammatory Diseases program aims to deepen knowledge in the field of inflammation and its involvement in various human pathologies. This program offers a transdisciplinary approach to the study of inflammatory processes at the interface between fundamental and applied/clinical research. This training is supported by the Labex Inflamex


  • Training to and through research
  • Acquire and master knowledge in the field of inflammation
  • Understand how these mechanisms participate in the development of inflammatory diseases in humans

For whom ?

Bac +4
M1 or doctor/pharmacist (research path) or engineer


20 students
Initial or continuing education

And after ?

Success rate: 100%.
Targeted training: doctorate

Integration rate >95% after two years
Continuation in thesis (45%), medical internship


To have validated the Inflammation UE in M1 BMC (for students from UP or Sorbonne Paris Nord).
Validation of the research UE in Immunology or equivalent for external students (health field).
Experience of internship(s) in a laboratory is strongly recommended.
A good level of written and read English is required.
Confirmed level of French.

Targeted skills

  • Acquire know-how in the study of inflammatory processes
  • Acquire the ability to problematize and to conduct a rigorous experimental and scientific approach
  • Understand and synthesize scientific data in English
  • Understanding of the scientific literature
  • Ability to search for internships and to work in a professional environment