On April 24, 2019, faculty, students, staff, and the local community are invited to the University of Notre Dame for the Eck Institute for Global Health event, “The Importance of U.S. Leadership in Global Health: A Conversation with Admiral Tim...
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This year a team of six University of Notre Dame students with funding, coaching, and support from the Eck Institute for Global Health traveled to Atlanta to compete in the 11th Annual International Emory Global Health Case Competition.
Jolynn Meza Wynkoop, 2018 graduate of the Master of Science in Global Health program, discusses what called her to the global health field, her current service with Catholic Medical Mission Board in Peru, and her plans for the future.
Finding solutions for worldwide shortages propels new University of Notre Dame biology professor Jason Rohr to find unique ways to research some of the most pressing issues. These include food shortages. Energy shortages. Even “shortages” of amphibians because of disease....
New research from the University of Notre Dame suggests that structures released by the infected cells may be used in tandem with antibiotics to boost the body’s immune system, helping fight off the disease.
Catherine Flanley, Eck Institute for Global Health Fellow and member of Mary Ann McDowell's lab, shares details about her current work, memorable experiences at Notre Dame, and plans for the future.
Former Eck Institute for Global Health graduate fellow, David Dik, had an article published in the most recent volume of the esteemed journal, ACS Chemical Biology.
On February 9, the Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH) hosted the 4th Annual Global Health Case Competition. This competition brought together undergraduate and graduate students from multiple disciplines to creatively address critical global health challenges in a competitive and...
Notre Dame will lead a five-year program to determine the efficacy of a spatial repellent product in preventing mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and Chikungunya.
The University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health, led by Director and Professor of Biological Sciences Bernard Nahlen, serves as a University-wide enterprise that recognizes health as a fundamental human right and works to promote research, training, and...
Alex Perkins, Eck Family Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, and Sean Moore, research assistant professor of biological sciences, have been accepted to join the Vaccine Impact Modeling Consortium.
Callan Driscoll, former Eck Institute for Global Health Fellow and member of the Shrout lab, shares details about her career as an environmental engineer and time as a doctoral student at the University of Notre Dame.
In a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, scientists at the University of Notre Dame have discovered that the pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) releases RNA into infected cells.
Mark Fraser, MD/PhD student through the IU School of Medicine and the University of Notre Dame, member of the Lee Lab, and recent Eck Institute for Global Health Fellow, discusses his area of research and experiences in the
The new global health specialization, grounded in the social sciences, will prepare students for careers that address global health from a policy perspective.
From Saturday, October 28 through Thursday, November 1, members of the University of Notre Dame research community will travel to New Orleans, LA for the annual American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) meeting.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
The 2019 Paul P. Weinstein Memorial Lecture presented by the Eck Institute for Global Health will feature Stephanie James, PhD, Senior Vice President of Science at the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health.
“Beyond the Bench: The Challenges of Introducing an Emerging Technology for Control of Vector-Borne Diseases”…
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
The U.S. role in global health is multifaceted. The U.S. government provides financial and other health-related development assistance to low and middle-income countries; operates programs and delivers health services; provides technical assistance and other capacity-building support; participates in major international health organizations through global health diplomacy and other efforts; conducts research; supports international responses to disasters and other emergencies; and partners with governments, non-governmental groups, and the private sector. The University of Notre Dame has a long and rich history of research and training in tropical infectious diseases and continues to be a key academic partner with the U.S government in addressing global health challenges.…
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Dr. Keith Blackwell, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, will lecture in Global Health Colloquium on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.…
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