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Replicating human heart tissue for testing therapies yields promising results

Replicating human heart tissue for testing therapies yields promising results

Notre Dame engineers have been focusing on developing human equivalent tissues for use in pre-clinical studies for understanding and treating medical conditions such as heart disease and breast cancer.

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Notre Dame's second annual Gold Mass set for Nov. 15

nwelding • Date: November 7, 2018

The second annual Gold Mass for scientists and engineers will be celebrated at 5:15 p.m. Nov. 15 (Thursday) in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame. Rev. Terrence P. Ehrman, C.S.C., assistant director of the Center for Theology, Science and Human Flourishing, will preside and preach.

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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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