The University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health is a university-wide enterprise that recognizes health as a fundamental human right and endeavors to promote research, training, and service to advance health standards for all people, especially people in low and middle-income countries, who are disproportionately impacted by preventable diseases.
Members of the Eck Institute for Global Health are working to address global health challenges through basic and applied research. Notre Dame is a world leader in vector research and is home to VectorBase and VecNET.
November 25, 2015
Annie Polcari ’12, MS ’13, was selected as a young alumna to serve on the University of Notre Dame’s Science Advisory Council. The Council meets annually in an advisory role to the College of Science and its Dean.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Notre Dame, Polcari enrolled in the University of Notre Dame’s Master of Science in Global Health program. “I knew I wanted to go to medical school some day, but I was not ready for the commitment,” stated Polcari. “I still had a passion for research in global infectious diseases and wanted to expand upon that first.” …
November 19, 2015
Diane Choi, ’16, was invited to present her research at the 2015 American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On October 26 and 27, Choi presented posters about her work in the laboratory of Nicole Achee, PhD, Eck Institute for Global Health member and Research Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame. Choi also collaborated with researchers from Tulane University and North Carolina State University for her project.
Wed Dec 2, 2015 • 4:00PM - 5:00PM
“Tuberculosis: Challenges and possibilities for new treatment approaches”
Dr. Larry Schlesinger
Chair of the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity and Director of the Center for Microbial Interface Biology
Ohio State University
Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at 4:00 PM…