The French anatomy is a world reference.
French anatomy, and especially Paris, has always had an international reputation for its teacher Silvio, Riolan Winslow, Vicq Azyr, Desault, Sappey, Poirier and its students Vesalio, Steno, and many others.
Professor André Delmas, student of Henri Rouviere, was head of the Chair of Anatomy of the Faculty of Medicine of Paris (1946-1979) former Secretary General of IFAA (International Federation of Associations of Anatomists), former President of the National Academy of Medicine. It has brought an incomparable radiance forming students, professors of Anatomy in many countries. His work in functional anatomy, the central nervous system, the spine are classic.
Today, according to his example, anatomy evolves. It evolves like Any science thanks to the new technical means that it learns to dominate.
The UNESCO Chair in Digital Anatomy «André Delmas» for teaching and research aims to develop and share a long anatomical culture thanks to the contribution of digital technology.