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Researchers discover critical process for how breast cancer spreads in bones

nwelding • Date: October 16, 2019

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have identified a pair of proteins believed to be critical for spreading, or metastasizing, breast cancer to bone.

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Engineering lymphatic vessels as a therapeutic to heal the heart

nwelding • Date: September 18, 2019

Donny Hanjaya-Putra and Adriana Archilla

Funded by the American Heart Association, Donny Hanjaya-Putra, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and in the Bioengineering Graduate Program, as well as in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is using biomaterials and stem cells to regenerate lymphatic vessels and study their potential for therapeutic applications.

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Researchers develop drug-targeting molecules to improve cancer treatment

nwelding • Date: June 12, 2019

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have developed small drug-targeting molecules that may be hundreds to thousands of times more effective at delivering potent drugs to desired sites of disease, including cancer.

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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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Notre Dame researchers to tackle autism, pre-eclampsia and more through new funding

llestinsky • Date: September 10, 2018

Thomas O’Sullivan, NDEE assistant professor and Patrick Fay, NDEE professor are working across disciplines to deliver cancer assessment devices. They have recently been awarded a grant from the Discovery Fund for their research,“Optical sensors that enable wearable quantitative time-resolved tissue optical spectroscopy.” This research aims to create sensors that enable the next generation of wearable optical technologies for non-invasive sensing and imaging for personal wellness and medicine.

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