Eck Institute for Global Health // University of Notre Dame

Eck Institute for Global Health

Health is a fundamental human right

Mission

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.

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News

Researchers Use Light to Manipulate Mosquitoes

June 19, 2017

Anopheles 250

Scientists at the University of Notre Dame have found that exposure to just 10 minutes of light at night suppresses biting and manipulates flight behavior in the Anopheles gambiae mosquito, the major vector for transmission of malaria in Africa, according to new research published in the journal Parasites and Vectors.

The power of computational modeling to combat diseases

May 26, 2017

For people living in the US, the Zika epidemic of 2016 seemed to have come out of nowhere and to have now almost disappeared. Zika infections and microcephaly in newborns were daily headline news. Now where are we? 

Alex Perkins, PhD, Eck Family Assistant Professor in the Department of

Events

Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference

Fri Aug 25, 2017

The University of Notre Dame's Eck Insitute for Global Health will sponsor the 24th Annual MMPC on campus. …

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Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference

Sat Aug 26, 2017

The University of Notre Dame's Eck Insitute for Global Health will sponsor the 24th Annual MMPC on campus. …

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