Institut Curie is a non-profit organisation, engaged in developing treatments and research services for cancer. It has a team of scientists, physicians and nurses working together for the welfare of cancer patients. The company operates through Hopital Claudius Regaud, a hospital specialized in cancer and the proton therapy center at Orsay. The institute also operates several research units in collaboration with national research institutions like CNRS inserm. It is focused on research activities related to genetics and oncogenesis, molecular cell biology, pharmacochemistry and life physio-chemistry that aids in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. In addition, the institute offers research training facility to postgraduate students in wide range of disciplines including biology, chemistry, bioinformatics, physical chemistry. Institut Curie is headquartered in Paris, France.