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Webcast - Opening session of the 2011 Global Health Conference

December 20, 2011

A webcase of the opening session of the 2011 Global Health Conference held in montreal, Canada, November 13-15 is available. We highly recommend the talk by Romeo Dallaire - it is absolutely riveting. View here…

Research to improve sanitation in Africa gets $1 million boost

December 20, 2011

Molly Lipscomb, assistant professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame, and Laura Schechter and Jean-François Houde, economists at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, hope to increase the accessibility of sanitation technology in poor neighborhoods, making sanitation services more environmentally friendly and improving the health of neighborhood residents in Dakar, Senegal ...

Wiest selected to serve as associate editor of Journal of Organic Chemistry

December 20, 2011

Olaf Wiest, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is serving as an associate editor of the American Chemical Society”s Journal of Organic Chemistry, the leading journal in the field with more than 91,000 citations last year ...

Compassion in Global Health - Video

December 12, 2011

This 30 minute video is a collaborative effort highlighting the role of compassion in global health. Featuring global health leaders and educators from around the world to dialogue about the value of seeing the faces of people helped through public health ...

New documentary explores “Compassion in Global Health”

December 12, 2011

University of Notre Dame faculty and students joined colleagues at an inaugural symposium on Compassion in Global Health during the annual meeting of American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTHM) this week in Philadelphia ...

Professor Malcolm Fraser awarded a five year grant from the National Institutes of Health

December 09, 2011

Professor Malcom Fraser has been awarded a five year $2,989,065 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop novel approaches to the control of several of the world’s most pervasive viral diseases: Yellow Fever, Dengue and Chikungunya ...

New paper calls for strong steps to tackle antibiotic resistance

December 09, 2011

Shahriar Mobashery, a University of Notre Dame researcher, is one of the co-authors of a new paper by a group of the world’s leading scientists in academia and industry that calls for strong steps to be taken to control the global crisis of antibiotic resistance in bacteria. The group issued a priority list of steps that need to be taken on a global scale to resolve the crisis.