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Component of keto diet plus immunotherapy may reduce prostate cancer

Author: Deanna Csomo Ferrell

Adding a pre-ketone supplement — a component of a high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet — to a type of cancer therapy in a laboratory setting was highly effective for treating prostate cancer, researchers from the University of Notre Dame found.

Notre Dame faculty fight malaria resurgence in Bangladesh

Author: Christine Grashorn

Between 2008 and 2020, districts across the country of Bangladesh saw a 93% reduction in malaria cases. Today, as the world reflects on the World Malaria Day 2024 theme, “accelerating the fight against malaria for a more equitable world,” researchers at the University of Notre Dame are developing new community-centered...

Cancer therapies show promise in combating tuberculosis

Author: Brandi Wampler

A study from the University of Notre Dame, Massachusetts General Hospital and the National Institutes of Health has identified a combination of medications that may improve blood flow within granulomas, benefiting drug delivery. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the study leverages decades of cancer research...

Notre Dame faculty conduct translational research to address tuberculosis in lung cells

Author: Christine Grashorn

For over 8,000 years, the “white death,” tuberculosis (TB), has plagued humankind. Its effects are described in Biblical verses and appear in mummies from Ancient Egypt. Those infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which causes TB, can now be cured thanks to modern health advancements —…

Women Lead 2024

Author: Office of Brand Content

As the University of Notre Dame celebrates International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, meet eight individuals who are accelerating progress in their respective fields and advancing the University’s mission as a leading research institution that is a means for good in the …

Women Who Empower: Sharon Stack

Author: Claire Kieffer

In the West of Ireland, we know Sharon Stack as an advocate and cofounder of Biseach, a cancer research collaboration project that builds on the complementary strengths of Galway and Notre Dame cancer research.
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Immeasurable Benefits

Author: Jason Kelly '95

If Schnell has a mathematician’s mind, he also has a philosopher’s heart and a theologian’s soul. He distributes a motto for the college on bookmarks: Spes in caelis, pes in terris. Hope in heaven, feet on earth …
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Understudied cell in the brain could be key to treating glioblastoma

Author: Brandi Wampler

In a new study in NPJ Genomic Medicine, researchers at the University of Notre Dame have found that a largely understudied cell could offer new insight into how the aggressive, primary brain cancer is able to resist immunotherapy.
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Eck Institute Announces 2023-2024 Graduate Research Fellows

Author: Christine Grashorn

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…
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