Welter Family Fellowship

Veronica Hubble, a graduate student in the Melander lab, is the first recipient of the Welter Family graduate fellowship for research on Cystic Fibrous. The Welter Family Fellowship in Science provides financial support to conduct research during the 2019 academic year. This fellowship is aimed at facilitating discoveries in cystic fibrosis research, which can include mechanistic studies, drug development, and/or related diseases that affect those with CF (eg. infections of the lung). Veronica’s proposal was entitled “Using small molecule adjuvants to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria in cystic fibrosis.”

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Spring 2019 The Warren Roundup

As the 2018 academic year comes to an end, a summary of this year's accomplishments is provided in the annual Warren Roundup. First of all, several lead compounds have been identified by Notre Dame researchers and are undergoing preclinical evaluation, in hopes of identifying investigational new drugs (IND) for clinical evaluation.  …

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Rare Disease Day 2017 and Rare Disease Research within the Warren Center

Rare Disease Day takes place annually on the last day of February. Its goal is to raise awareness amongst the general public and policy-makers. Global Genes maintains the RARE List™ of 7,000 rare diseases defined in the United States where a prevalence of less than 200,000 cases is the primary criteria. With about 25M Americans affected by a rare disease and the potential to increase our understanding of more common afflictions, rare disease research is a key to better health for all of us.…

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Warren Family Center hosted a visitor from Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation

Warren Family Center hosted a visitors from Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation including Susan Giacalone (Area Scientific Associate Director- Field Medical MSL, Rare Diseases), Julio Fernandez (Field Medical National Director, Rare Diseases), John Murry, (Regional Scientific Director), Beth Ostergard Stillwell (Oncology Regional Scientific Director).…

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