A Research, Training and Information Center dedicated to Reconstructive facial surgery 

The Institute was created in 2009 by professors Devauchelle and Testelin after they performed the first face transplant in the world in 2005.

The mission of the Institute is to improve the quality of life of people suffering from a head or neck pathology.

To deliver on its mission, the Institute is focusing on three main areas : scientific research, education and information.

The Institute, explained by its founder and president, professor Bernard Devauchelle (in French).

Advanced imaging platforms

The Institute is equipped with 2 advanced imaging platforms:

  • a Philips 3 Tesla MRI machine
  • a VICON facial movement capture platform.

Both platforms are at the core of the Institute Research programs and are also available to academic and industrials partners for their own research programs.
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