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Notre Dame Researchers Make Progress Toward a Treatment for Dangerous Allergies

nwelding • Date: October 7, 2013

New research published in the journal Nature Chemical Biology shows that a group of scientists, led by faculty at the University of Notre Dame, has made concrete progress toward the development of the first-ever inhibitory therapeutic for type-I hypersensitive allergic reactions.

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Paluch to Receive 2013 AIChE Separations Division Research Award

Andrew S. Paluch, recent graduate of the University of Notre Dame, receiving his Ph.D. in chemical engineering in April 2013, has been named the recipient of a 2013 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Separations Division Graduate Student Research Award. Sponsored by the Separations Division of AIChE, the award will be presented during the annual awards dinner in November 2013.

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Guo Receives DOE CAREER Award

Ruilan Guo, an assistant professor in the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named a recipient of a 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Development Research Program award. The program, now in its fourth year, is designed to bolster the nation’s scientific workforce by providing support to exceptional researchers during the crucial early career years, when many scientists do their most formative work.

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Chang Receives 1st Source Commercialization Award

Hsueh-Chia Chang, Bayer Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named recipient of the 1st Source Commercialization Award celebrating research that has made it to the marketplace.

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Prof. Chang and FCubed in Chicago Sun Times

Chicago Sun Times

"Entering new waters via tiny chip" article by Sandra Guy appeared in the Chicago Sun Times on November 12, 2012. Find the full article and video at http://www.suntimes.com/photos/galleries/16390289-417/entering-new-waters-via-tiny-chip.html Prof Chang's lab, the Center for Microfluidics and Medical Diagnostics, invented the Carbon Nanotube Sensor for the first portable nucleic acid (DNA and RNA) diagnostic device now being produced by FCubed, LLC.

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