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Hill promotes cancer research in Washington

Hill promotes cancer research in Washington

Harper Cancer Research Institute Director Sharon Stack met last summer with Congressional staffers in Washington D.C. to advocate for cancer research. Last week, it was Reggie Hill’s turn. Hill, the Archibald Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology at the University of Notre Dame, was one of 450 campaigners who visited Congress on Wednesday to...

Notre Dame Haiti Program completes yearly mass drug administration

Notre Dame Haiti Program completes yearly mass drug administration

The University of Notre Dame Haiti Program will complete the final mass drug administration (MDA) for this year in Arcahaie, Haiti, from Thursday-Sunday (June 19-22). The program, which aims to eliminate lymphatic filariasis, a mosquito-borne endemic disease, from Haiti by the year 2020, has successfully completed MDA this year in...

Conference highlights NPC research progress at Notre Dame and around the world

Conference highlights NPC research progress at Notre Dame and around the world

Researchers from across the world gathered at the University of Notre Dame for the annual Michael, Marcia, and Christa Parseghian Conference for Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC) Research from June 12-14.  More than 70 researchers, patients, and family members attended the conference with some attendees travelling from as far as Chile,...

Graduate students awarded fellowship for innovative research in precision medicine

Graduate students awarded fellowship for innovative research in precision medicine

Two graduate students at the University of Notre Dame were the second annual recipients of the Berry Family Foundation Graduate Fellowships in Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics. The Berry Fellowships recognize outstanding contributions by Notre Dame graduate students in research related to improving human and environmental health. The recipients of the...

Amy Stark named new director of the Notre Dame DNA Learning Center

Amy Stark named new director of the Notre Dame DNA Learning Center

Amy Stark, Ph.D. has been named the director of the new Notre Dame DNA Learning Center, effective June 1. The DNA Learning Center was dedicated in September 2013 and will be a hands-on science center devoted to modern biology education that will prepare local elementary through high school students to...

The future of cancer research? Bank on it

The future of cancer research? Bank on it

The Harper Cancer Research Institute’s new tissue bank is bringing scientists to the frontier of cancer research—and giving cancer patients a way to contribute.

NPC researchers gather at Notre Dame to discuss progress at annual conference

NPC researchers gather at Notre Dame to discuss progress at annual conference

More than 70 researchers, patients and families will attend the 2014 Michael, Marcia and Christa Parseghian Conference for Niemann-Pick Type C Research on Thursday-Saturday (June 12-14) at the Jordan Hall of Science at University of Notre Dame. The conference is hosted annually by the College of Science and the Ara...

Notre Dame cancer researchers recognized at IU Simon Cancer Center’s annual research day

Notre Dame cancer researchers recognized at IU Simon Cancer Center’s annual research day

Six cancer researchers from the University of Notre Dame were recognized at the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center’s annual Cancer Research Day on May 29 in Indianapolis. A record 141 abstracts were submitted in various categories from students, faculty and fellows who conduct research at universities around Indiana. Participating institutions...