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Notre Dame researchers to tackle autism, preeclampsia and more through new funding

nwelding • Date: September 7, 2018

Nine faculty from the University of Notre Dame have received awards for five projects from the Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics’ Discovery Fund. Each year, grants from the Discovery Fund are awarded to researchers who propose novel technologies and diagnostics that can improve human and environmental health.

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Schmid elected international director to SME board

nwelding • Date: September 7, 2018

Steven R. Schmid, professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, has been elected to the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Board of Directors, where he will serve a two-year term as an international director beginning January 1, 2019.

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New study shows ways to maximize temperature-lowering benefits of Chicago’s green roofs

nwelding • Date: September 6, 2018

In a new study led by Notre Dame's Environmental Change Initiative and published in Environmental Research Letters, researchers have created an integrated framework to identify which neighborhoods would benefit most from green roofs – and provide city officials with a strategic approach to ensure the best return on their investment to beat the heat.

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Will heart cells help solve our most complex problems?

nwelding • Date: August 21, 2018

Beating heart cells used to build bio oscillators

As part of a new study, researchers at the University of Notre Dame aim to create a more optimal computer network for solving complex problems — using heart cells.

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Developing an "On and Off" Switch for Breast Cancer Treatment

nwelding • Date: August 17, 2018

Images of the two-faced nanoparticle Professor Nallathamby and his team have developed.

Notre Dame researchers are working to create nanoparticles that act as an “on and off” switch to improve the safety and effectiveness of a cancer therapy that uses CAR-T cells to kill cancer.

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