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Fighting to Protect Our Players

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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.

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Peace Through Commerce

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Research begins with a question. But in putting business under the microscope, Business on the Front Lines at Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business is proving that the answer isn’t always discovered in a lab.

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Improving Global Health

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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,...

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The Science of Generosity

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Funded by a $5 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation, the goal of the project is to mobilize top-quality research across various disciplines on the origins, expressions, and effects of generosity.

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Caveman Parenting Fosters Compassionate Kids

With the new Family Lifestyles and Heart to Heart projects, researchers at Notre Dame’s Center for Children and Families are taking direct aim at two major obstacles to healthy child development: childhood obesity and child...

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Adapting to Climate Change

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.

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The Science of Generosity

Funded by a $5 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation, the goal of the project is to mobilize top-quality research across various disciplines on the origins, expressions, and effects of generosity.

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Research as Service

With the Institute’s support, Nanovic faculty fellow Krupali Uplekar journeyed this March with her class of fourth-year architecture students to the remote Siebenbuergen region in Romania.

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Translating the Book of Jubilees

James Vanderkam, professor and scholar of the Dead Sea Scrolls, is one of the individuals working on the original Hebrew Text of the Book of Jubilees, a second-century retelling of Genesis and the first part...

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VectorBase Project Continues to Expand

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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...

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Fighting to Stop Tuberculosis

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Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are fighting to discover compounds and develop drugs to treat neglected diseases that affect billions of the world’s most vulnerable people.

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Developing Smart Drugs That Target Diseased Cells

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Fighting cancer. For patients and physicians alike, it can often feel like a losing battle. While one of the most prescribed treatments—chemotherapy—is poisonous to tumors, it can also kill healthy cells, leading to life-threatening...

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