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

New research suggests climate change could accelerate mosquito-borne disease epidemics

August 01, 2017

Bad news for humans about the spread of mosquito-borne disease as climate change continues to worsen. New research from the University of Notre Dame, recently published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, proposes a new way that climate change could contribute to mosquitos’ capacity to drive disease epidemics. As climate change continues to rise, so could the speed of epidemics of mosquito-borne diseases like dengue and Zika.   

Researchers improve method to identify aquatic species using environmental DNA

July 18, 2017

Sampling Water

According to a new study, researchers have improved their method of tracking species by using the biological material those organisms leave behind known as environmental DNA (eDNA).

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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