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Eck Institute Announces 2023-2024 Graduate Research Fellows

Eck Institute Announces 2023-2024 Graduate Research Fellows

Four PhD students at the University of Notre Dame have joined the Eck Institute for Global Health as graduate research fellows. The Institute will support the students as they pursue topics in global health, including infectious disease and maternal health...
Eliminating public health scourge can also benefit agriculture

Eliminating public health scourge can also benefit agriculture

Schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease that causes organ damage and death, affected more than 250 million people worldwide in 2021, according to the World Health Organization. One of the world’s most burdensome neglected tropical diseases, schistosomiasis occurs when worms are transmitted...
Taking Research to Heart

Taking Research to Heart

Over 16 years as vice president for research, Robert Bernhard has guided Notre Dame's research programs through historic growth. The key, he says, has been building research infrastructure so that faculty and students can do what they do best while...
Notre Dame selected to join Association of American Universities

Notre Dame selected to join Association of American Universities

The University of Notre Dame has been selected for inclusion in the Association of American Universities (AAU), a consortium of the nation’s leading public and private research universities, Notre Dame’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced today.
Opportunities to Support Research on Notre Dame Day

Opportunities to Support Research on Notre Dame Day

Notre Dame Day, the University's annual day of giving, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. From April 25th to 26th, alumni, parents, students, and friends of Notre Dame will have the chance to support the causes, clubs, and residence...

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Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Friday, March 22, 2024

MNCH Speaker Series: Speeding the Translation of Research into Real-World Clinical Settings to Improve Mental Health Outcomes in High-risk Children and Teens

Mar
22

Join us for the Eck Institute for Global Health Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) Speaker Series event featuring professor Bernadette Melnyk.

Melnyk will share insights on how investigators can strategically design their research to effectively partner with healthcare systems for research innovation and translation. Drawing from her groundbreaking work in pediatric mental health research, Melnyk will illustrate practical strategies for shortening the time it takes to integrate research innovations into systems of care.…

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Groups ready to tackle public health with new state money

 

St. Joseph County is getting ready to spend $3.3 million in new state money this year, funding that aims to boost Indiana’s dismal health statistics.

Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health is proposing pop-up pregnancy and family villages. One would be on South Bend’s west side and the other would be somewhere in Mishawaka, in August and September.

Mosquitoes Are a Growing Public Health Threat, Reversing Years of Progress

By Stephanie Nolen

"Such largess is unusual — and not a sustainable pathway for vector control research," said John Grieco, a professor of biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame who coordinates the multicountry spatial repellent trial, which is also running in countries including Mali and Sri Lanka. The spatial repellents and most other new tools are commodities: items that have to be bought, then bought again six months or a year later. The protection they offer is temporary, as is the funding that allows for their purchase.

Bangladesh has been effective at fighting malaria. Can it eliminate the disease?

Bangladesh has slashed its malaria numbers dramatically. But the parasite that causes the disease has a history of fighting back — and it seems it's doing so once again.

 

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