The structures of the AlimH Division

The AlimH division is made up of 18 research units scattered around France.

Research teams

The 18 research units are located throughout France. Four centres group several units or teams around the division's specific themes:

  • Dijon: sensory properties of food, perception, memory and impact on food behaviour and choice.
  • Clermont-Ferrand - Theix: role of diet in the prevention of metabolic changes, mainly due to ageing.
  • Toulouse: study of xenobiotics, quantification of exposure and characterisation of their metabolism.
  • Paris: biological, sociological and economic determinants of eating behaviour.

List of units

ANI-SCAN Unité de service scanographie
BREED Biology of reproduction, environment, epigenetics and development
C2VN Center for cardiovascular and nutrition research
CarMeN Cardiovascular diseases, metabolism, diabetology and nutrition

Centre of Research in Epidemiology and StatisticS

CSGA Centre des Sciences du Goût et de l'Alimentation
DMEM Dynamique Musculaire et Métabolisme
LabERCA Residues and contaminants in food
MicAliS Microbiology of food for health
MOISA Montpellier Interdisciplinary Center on Sustainable Agri-food systems (social and nutritional sciences)
MTS Food immuno-allergy unit
NUMECAN Nutrition, metabolism and cancer
NutriNeuro Nutrition and Integrative Neurobiology
PhAN Physiology of nutritional adaptations
PNCA Physiology of Nutrition and Food Behavior
SAAJ Unité expérimentale Sciences de l'animal et de l'aliment
ToxAlim Food toxicology
UNH Human nutrition

Location of units

Platforms and networks


International structures