There are more 2000 head and neck pathologies.
Birth defects, traumas as a result of an accident, of violence, cancer, paralysis…These pathologies can have long-lasting severe functional and aesthetical impacts on patients : inability to chew, swallow, talk, smile….
The Institute Faire Faces’s mission is to help those patients by focusing on research to develop new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.
The 6 different research programs are organized into 2 main themes:
* Morphological and functional caracterization of healthy, diseased and reconstructed tissue
* Personalized diagnostic and therapeutic approaches
A multi-disciplinary research laboratory
CHIMERE is the name given to the Research Team affiliated with Jules Verne University, and which brings together 50 surgeons and researchers. This multi-disciplinary team is the heart of the Institute Faire Faces Research Programs, organised along 6 lines of research.