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Shrout named Associate Advisor to Science Translational Medicine journal

March 26, 2012

Joshua Shrout, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences and member of the Eck Institute for Global Health, was recently named a 2012 Associate Advisor to Science Translational Medicine, a sister journal of Science. http://stm.sciencemag.org/…

New paper examines poison resistance in snakes around the world

March 16, 2012

A new study by University of Notre Dame biologist Michael Pfrender and a team of researchers from the University of Nevada, Reno; Utah State University; and the University of Virginia suggests that snakes from different regions of the world have evolved a similar, remarkable resistance to a deadly neurotoxin.

Team of scientists wins grant to research tuberculosis diagnostics

March 02, 2012

University of Notre Dame Professor Jeff Schorey, associate director of the Eck Institute for Global Health and a member of the Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases, is part of a team of researchers who received one of 10 new Grand Challenges in Global Health (GCGH) Grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to identify biomarkers for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB).