Our objectives

Valérie Lemarchandel
“The aim of the FRM is to enable the most promising research work to be completed as quickly as possible and to contribute to the development of innovative, pioneering French medical research, supporting medical progress for all.”

Valérie Lemarchandel, Scientific Director

First Objective: Support for Research

Support medical research in all fields to make progress against all diseases: cancer, Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, rare diseases and others, through:

1 / Our Three Major Programs

2 / Our Partnerships

In addition to its annual programs, the FRM is involved in numerous partnerships that allow it to broaden the scope of its biomedical research initiatives.

3 / Our Awards

The Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale awards are presented each year at a ceremony that serves as a special moment for researchers and donors to meet.

See awards (FR)

4 / Our Sheltered Foundations

According to its statutes, the FRM has the possibility to act as an umbrella organization, sponsoring other organizations under its aegis, designated as “sheltered foundations” under French law. These other organizations must be dedicated to supporting medical research.

See our sheltered foundations

See the research foundations of researcher (FR)

See the philanthropic foundations (FR)

Second Objective: Scientific Information

L'information scientifique

Through its educational activities, the Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale provides the general public with insight into the advances and challenges of medical research and enables donors to measure how their donations are actually helping researchers in their work.

It acts as a bridge between researchers and the general public using tool such as:

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