Metabolic and Cardiovascular Research Institute


The I2MC INSTITUTE is dedicated to study of metabolic, cardiovascular and kidney diseases.




technical platforms

publications per year




Obesity, diabetes, dyslipidemia, fatty liver disease, intestinal dysbiosis


Diseases of the vessels, atherosclerosis, thrombosis, heart and kidney failure



I2MC Conference 10th of November at 11h – Hervé Perron

The scientific seminar will address “The study of activation of endogenous retroviral elements (HERVs) by exogenous viruses at the time of COVID-19: new data and pathogenic relevance”.

George CAPUTA videoconference on the 7th of october at 11h : Nature ‘s editorial policy

On the 7th of October at 11h00, George CAPUTA(*) will speak by videoconference to present Nature’s editorial policy, in particular in the field of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, and to answer your questions.

The 1st Simple Western users’ Day

The We-Met platform and the I2MC are hosting the 1st Simple Western French Users’ Day on 11 and 12 October. Free, but mandatory, registration for all Simple Western users.

Acquisition of a Cytek AURORA CS Spectral Analyser/Sorter

Thanks to a European REACT-EU grant, the I2MC’s Genotoul Cytometry -TRI platform will be equipped with a new Aurora CS Cytek spectral cell analyser/sorter by the end of December 2021. 

Congratulations to the new recruits!

I2MC is delighted to welcome 3 researchers and assistant professor :
Marine ADLANMERINI (CRCN Team F. Lenfant/P. Gourdy), Claire LAURENS (MCU Team C. Moro/D. Langin), Natalia SMIRNOVA (CRCN Team M. Laffargue)

2nd Symposium on Aging in Occitanie

The INSPIRE network in Toulouse and the M.A.N. network in Montpellier are organizing a symposium on 17 September, 9.30 a.m., bringing together academic actors working on the theme of Ageing, at the I2MC.

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Today the team leaders of the I2MC gathered for a brainstorming at the “Domaine de Montjoie”. Plenty of ideas were proposed to move forward.

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