Call for projects 2024

Since its creation in 1999, the Fondation Yves Cotrel pour la Recherche en Pathologie Rachidienne has focused on its core research theme: etiology of idiopathic scoliosis. Over last 24 years, the Foundation has supported  80 research projects from all over the world. They are undertaken […]

Laureates 2021

Two teams were selected by the Scientific Board in December 2021. * Pr Florina Moldovan (Sainte Justine, Montreal, Canada)* Dr Aurélien Courvoisier (Grenoble, France). Pr René Castelein’s project, undertaken in (Utrecht, Netherlands) was selected by both the Cotrel Foundation and the Scoliosis Research Society

News | May 2021

We are looking forward to seeing you on le Wednesday  June 9th in Berck sur Mer. We shall be taking part in the next edition of the Berck’Handuro. We are also pleased to share with you a booklet of excercises thought and produced by two […]

Program 2021

4 research projects were pre-selected. Additionnal information was requested and final decision will be made in september. The Board members have also made a selection of projects to be co-financed with the Scoliosis Research Society.

Message from the scientific “Cotrel Family”

Doctor Yves Cotrel, Uprightness, rigour, generosity, kindness, clairvoyance and sharing You had two lives, so rich, both of them ! You created a wonderfull family, strenghtened by the values that you transmitted with your beloved wife Marie Lou, And other families of heart, those of your […]

Réunion annuelle 2018 : A propos de la recherche…

2 journées consacrées aux présentations scientifiques et à une réflexion sur le lien entre l’incidence biomécanique et le?s autres pistes de recherche. Quatre voies sont explorées simultanément pour démêler l’écheveau des causes multiples d’une maladie toujours « idiopathique » ? les études génétiques recherchent des […]

In memoriam

Dear Friends, It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dr. Yves Cotrel. He passed away peacefully, at his home, surrounded by his family. Colleagues or pupils, patients or donors, each one of us will have a particular memory or […]

Call for projects 2019

Since its creation in 1999, the Cotrel Foundation has focused on its core research theme: The Etiology of Idiopathic Scoliosis. The Foundation has supported many projects with different approach from all over the world.  Research projects that aim at detecting progressive forms or understanding the mechanisms responsible […]