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Notre Dame leads $11.5 million study to solve problem of drug resistant malaria

Author: Tammi Freehling

Notre Dame will lead a project funded by the National Institutes of Health to better understand the genes responsible for drug resistance and virulence in the malaria parasite in order to reduce and ultimately eliminate the deadly disease. Notre Dame is partnering with researchers at the Center for Infectious Disease Research in Seattle and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute on the project.

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New scholarship established at Notre Dame in Hank Aaron’s name

Author: Dennis Brown

Members of the Notre Dame family have made a generous gift to the University to establish the Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Scholarship as part of the Fighting Irish Initiative for student aid. Named in honor of the baseball icon who overcame racism and bigotry throughout his career, the scholarship will be awarded to under-represented, socioeconomically disadvantaged students at the University.

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Study shows electronic health information exchanges could cut billions in Medicare spending

Author: Shannon Roddel

Research by Idris Adjerid and Corey Angst, IT professors in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, and Julia Adler-Milstein of the University of California San Francisco shows that when Health Information Exchanges appear in regional markets, there are massive cost savings.

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Professor’s research on state legislatures wins political science book award

Author: Renee Peggs

Jeff Harden, an assistant professor in Notre Dame’s Department of Political Science, has won the American Political Science Association’s Virginia Gray Award for the best book on U.S. state politics or policy published in the preceding three calendar years.

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