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March 27, 2017

PhD Candidate Peter E. Deak - "Inhibitors for Allergic Reactions to Peanuts and Drugs: Epitope Analysis, Molecule Design and Characterization"

This dissertation describes the design, synthesis and characterization of a novel type of molecule for the inhibition of allergic reactions to food proteins and drug molecules. Allergies are a growing problem in the western world, causing a person’s immune system to attack innocuous compounds such as food, environmental factors or drugs. Moreover, allergies do not have a preventative treatment that works for severe reactions.

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April 10, 2017

Harper Cancer Research Institute's 6th Annual Research Day

The Harper Cancer Research Institute's 6th Annual Research Day will be held on Monday, April 10, 2017 in The Morris Inn at Notre Dame.  This event showcases multidisciplinary cancer research.   We are pleased to announce that this year's keynote address will be given by Dr. Otis Brawley, Chief Medical Officer of the American Cancer Society, “The Evolution of the Cancer Control Movement.” 

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