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Biocomputing: Imitating the Real Thing to Improve Life

nwelding • Date: January 27, 2017

Pinar Zorlutuna and a team of University researchers have created a new type of diode, one that is made entirely of cardiac muscle cells and fibroblasts. Their recently published paper titled “Muscle-Cell-Based ‘Living Diodes’” discusses how using muscle cells as the diode components is ideal for cell-based information processing.

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Fighting for Better Cancer Detection

ndavis • Date: October 28, 2016

Ryan Roeder

A mammogram’s ability to detect tumors at early stages has made breast cancer one of the most treatable forms of cancer. Still there are almost 50,000 missed diagnoses every year. Engineering professor Ryan K. Roeder has devised a way in which gold nanoparticles can be injected into the breast and attach to indicators of cancer, so they can be clearly seen.

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Fighting to Cure Food Allergies

ndavis • Date: September 14, 2016

Professor Basar Bilgicer

Professor Basar Bilgicer hopes to make allergies, and the accompanying anxiety and trauma, a thing of the past. For an aspiration that large, he had to start small. Biomolecular small.

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2016 Naughton Fellowship Awardees Announced

nwelding • Date: May 24, 2016

Twenty-one students, including several within the College of Engineering, have been announced as awardees of the Naughton Fellowships for 2016.

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Notre Dame Researchers Receive Translational Training Awards

nwelding • Date: May 17, 2016

The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) awarded pre-doctoral training, post-doctoral training, and young investigator awards in translational research to four Notre Dame researchers.

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