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What is the de Duve Institute?

The de Duve Institute is a multidisciplinary biomedical research institute hosting several laboratories of the faculty of medicine of UCL (Université catholique de Louvain), as well as the Brussels branch of the Ludwig Institute.
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History

Christian de Duve received the "Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology" in 1974, and in that same year he founded the International Institute of Cellular and Molecular Pathology (ICP), later renamed "de Duve Institute".
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The de Duve Institute involves about 250 investigators and technicians with an average annual budget of 19,000,000 euros coming from miscellaneous funding sources.
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Administrative Organization

The de Duve Institute is an autonomous association administered by a board that includes representatives of the UCL. The de Duve Institute is governed by a directorate formed of four scientists of the Institute. An international scientific council of four members oversees the quality of investigations and of recruitment. 
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