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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…

Explore Notre Dame Research during the Alumni Reunion on June 2

May 24, 2017

During the Alumni Association’s annual reunion event, Notre Dame Research will host an open house from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the first Friday of June.

Notre Dame Graduate: Improving our Community

May 05, 2017

Notre Dame alumna Katherine Merritt ’14, MS ’16, is well on her way to improving our community health system through her work and dedication to behind the scenes research and analysis of population health-based initiatives. “I am interested in using what I have learned at Notre Dame and applying it by giving back to the South Bend community,” says Merritt. “I am passionate about population health and thankful to have the opportunity to learn from and work with people directly impacting healthcare for all of us.”…

Notre Dame Faculty and Students Support Efforts to Tackle Lead in South Bend

May 02, 2017

“Lead is in dust and soil; it’s all around us,” states Dr. Heidi Beidinger-Burnett, Assistant Professor at the Eck Institute for Global Health. “Some areas are worse than others. Because we cannot eliminate lead from our living environments, we need to learn how to limit exposure, especially in our children.”…