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Replacing traditional type 1 diabetes management with a glucose-responsive hydrogel

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are working to engineer a safe and effective injectable glucose-responsive hydrogel that could limit the long-term effects of insulin dependence and be administered in a single daily dose.

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Researchers awarded DOE/NETL grant to develop one-step process for converting natural gas into liquids

Jason C. Hicks

A team of Notre Dame engineering researchers has been awarded a grant from the Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory to design, develop and test a one-step, plasma-assisted catalytic process for direct conversion of natural gas to liquid chemicals.

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Notre Dame to collaborate with industry in new NSF-funded center

With a grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana University and Purdue University have formed a new center that will work to solve ongoing and emerging industry-relevant challenges in measurement science. 

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Engineering lymphatic vessels as a therapeutic to heal the heart

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 to create quick, low-cost cancer diagnostic

Melanoma cells surrounded by shed extracellular vesicles. Image credit: Alanna Sedgwick, D'Souza-Schorey Laboratory.

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have received $2.9 million to develop a new diagnostic platform that could diagnose cancer in as little as three hours by using only one or two drops of blood.

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