Welcome to the Centre for Studies and Research on integument * CERT
CERT is an informal structure situated within the Unit for Functional Exploration of Skin at Besançon hospital University (CHU) where clinical investigations are carried out. This centre provides expertise in the field of clinical studies and experimental work in vitro and ex vivo for partners. Composed of research engineers, research technicians, medical doctors, a librarian and an assistant manager, this team is capable of implementing clinical trials, biometrological methods with medical or cosmetic concern, pharmacological analysis, or cell biology studies. The studies which are conducted within the CERT, performed at the Besançon University Hospital, and are managed by the Inter Unec Association, which has framework agreement with the hospital. This partnership can contribute to basic research activities of Laboratory of Cutaneous Engineering and Biology (LIBC), University of Franche-Comté. By browsing this website, you will discover methods that will certainly interest in the evaluation of a molecule or a product. Always ready to listen the needs of the industrial world, and anxious to provide it with university resources and knowledge, the CERT has been, is, and, we hope, will be your partner. 5 keywords govern our mission: Creativity, Innovation, Professionalism, Discipline, and finally Satisfaction for our partners.
CERT Team (from left to right)
first row: A. Elkhyat, JM. Sainthillier, T. Lihoreau, P. Humbert, F. Fanian, C. Courderot
Second row : S. Mac-Mary, H. Tauzin, C. Viennet-Steiner,
Third row: C. Tarrit, P. Mermet, Y. Lboutounne, A. Durai, C. Thiébaut
* The integument is the envelop of the body, namely the skin, the mucosae and the skin appendages(hairs, nails…)