Through the support of an NFL Charities Medical Grant, Notre Dame professor Mayland Chang is developing an injectable compound that will help rescue damaged brain cells.
Steven Buechler, chair of Notre Dame’s Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, is working to help women like Courtney improve the accuracy of the information they receive about their diagnosis, allowing them to receive individualized, targeted therapy to combat the disease.
Something as simple as whether a disease-carrying mosquito lives primarily inside or outside can affect whether it comes into contact with humans or is exposed to insecticides—and that has implications for disease transmission and control.
The average global temperature at the earth’s surface could increase as much as six degrees Celcius by 2100, according to a 2007 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
What does cell phone usage reveal about the strength of relationships and the make-up of social networks?
What role does blood clotting play in human diseases?
That question spurs the research conducted at Notre Dame’s W.M. Keck Center for Transgene Research.
The University of Notre Dame has announced significant additional internal funding to support nine research initiatives during the second phase of the University’s $80-million Strategic Research Investments (SRI) process.
Kasturi Haldar, Julius Nieuwland Professor of Biological Sciences and director of the Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases, and Jeffrey Schorey, associate professor of biological sciences and associate director, Eck Institute for Global Health, have each received $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The University of Notre Dame’s research awards have exceeded the $100-million mark for the first time in its history, fulfilling a goal set by Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., Notre Dame’s president, during his 2005 inaugural address.