On top of very attractive salaries for researchers, the programme makes it easier to resume a career after any type of break.

Cancer and diabetes are the first two causes of mortality in Europe, so it is essential to keep the brightest researchers on the case. This is one of the objectives of the Marie Curie Actions.

Claire works on signalling pathways implicated in cancer, inflammation and diabetes, but right after her son was born, she was above all very happy to be a Marie Curie Actions fellow.