University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame was founded in 1842 in Notre Dame, Indiana initially as an all male Roman Catholic institution. Today the University of Notre Dame has a student body of approximately 11,600 and is a Roman Catholic co-educational campus. Notable academics include, the Cushing Hall of Engineering. Mendoza College of Business and the School of Law. Notre Dame is also noted for work in nuclear physics. The Notre Dame Web site while dynamic in appearance, could be easier to navigate.

Address
317 Main Building, Notre Dame, IN 46556
E-mail
jflory@nd.edu
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Uncovering a new pathway to halting metastasis

Metastasis, the process by which cancer cells leave the primary tumor and spread to other sites in the body, is responsible for more than 90 percent of cancer deaths. Thus, there is a significant need to improve the therapeutic ...

Aug 19, 2016
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Researchers use nanotechnology to fight breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and the importance of early detection. Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are conducting innovative research aimed ...

Oct 08, 2015
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Engineering the immune system to kill cancer cells

In late 2015, former President Jimmy Carter announced that he was free of the metastatic melanoma that had spread to his liver and brain. In addition to surgery and radiation, Carter was treated with an immunotherapy drug, ...

Jun 15, 2016
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How breast cancer cells avoid cell death

Two new papers from the lab of Zach Schafer, Coleman Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology at the University of Notre Dame, offer insights into how breast cancer cells avoid anoikis, which is cell death induced by detachment ...

Apr 20, 2015
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