Mike and Josie Harper Cancer Research Institute

Innovative Drug Discovery and DesignConnecting Research Strengths Across the State Collaborative Teams Drive Innovation Developing Imaging Tools for Cancer Detection and TreatmentEstablishing Preclinical Models for Drug TestingDeciphering Distinct Molecular Signatures of Cancer



 

About

Investigators in the Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI) are dedicated to conducting innovative and integrative research that confronts the complex challenges of cancer.  Our programmatic structure fosters multi-disciplinary cancer research by promoting interactions among research groups with distinct expertise and by training young scientists to work across scientific fields. Clinical partnerships provide key translational insight and strengthen the mission of discovery.

 

HCRI Mission Statement:

Innovative and integrative research confronting the complex challenges of cancer

News

Research Day Poster Winners Announced!

April 15, 2014 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

The Harper Cancer Research Institute would like to congratulate the Poster Session winners of the 3rd Annual Research Day.

Undergraduate Students:

First Place:  Matthew Massana

Second Place:   Matthew Metzinger

Third Place:  Christopher Tricarico

Graduate students

First Place:  Ali Raja

Second Place:  Yuliya Klymenko

Third Place:  Lisa Cole

Postdoctoral Fellows

First Place:  Zdenek Slouka

Second Place:  Dorothy Ahlf

Third Place:  Michael Handlogten

Cancer detection test takes grand prize in Notre Dame business plan competition

April 15, 2014 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

NanDio team for McCloskey Business Competition

A team with a business plan for a simple test that detects oral cancer took the grand prize of $25,000 Friday (April 11) in the Mendoza College of Business’ 15th McCloskey Business Plan Competition at the University of Notre Dame. NanDio competed against five other teams in the final round of the competition, which was sponsored by the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship at Mendoza. The competition awarded $300,000 in cash and prizes.

Leevy receives 1st Source Bank Commercialization Award

April 10, 2014 • Categories: Announcements and Homepage

 

W. Matthew Leevy, research assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame and director of In Vivo (biological) Imaging within the University’s Integrated Imaging Facility, has been named recipient of the 1st Source Bank Commercialization Award celebrating research that has made it to the marketplace.

Events

Strike Out Cancer - Game 1 of Double-Header

Sun Apr 27, 2014 1:00PM - 2:50PM • Melissa Cook Stadium, Notre Dame • Calendars: Homepage and HCRI Events Calendar

Notre Dame's Women's Softball vs. Maryland

 

Notre Dame softball's signature awareness initiative, Strikeout Cancer, began supporting leukemia awareness in 2011 in solidarity for Irish head coach Deanna Gumpf and her daughter, Tatum, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the summer of 2010. Now an annual celebration, the proceeds directly benefit South Bend's Memorial Children's Hospital (where Tatum started her treatments) and children throughout Indiana who have been diagnosed with cancer.…

Strike Out Cancer - 2nd game of Double-Header

Sun Apr 27, 2014 3:00PM - 5:50PM • Melissa Cook Stadium, Notre Dame • Calendars: Homepage and HCRI Events Calendar

Notre Dame softball's signature awareness initiative, Strikeout Cancer, began supporting leukemia awareness in 2011 in solidarity for Irish head coach Deanna Gumpf and her daughter, Tatum, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the summer of 2010. Now an annual celebration, the proceeds directly benefit South Bend's Memorial Children's Hospital (where Tatum started her treatments) and children throughout Indiana who have been diagnosed with cancer.…

4th Annual Strike Out Cancer game

Mon Apr 28, 2014 7:00PM - 8:50PM • Melissa Cook Stadium, Notre Dame • Calendars: Homepage and HCRI Events Calendar

Notre Dame Womens Softball vs. Maryland

Notre Dame softball's signature awareness initiative, Strikeout Cancer, began supporting leukemia awareness in 2011 in solidarity for Irish head coach Deanna Gumpf and her daughter, Tatum, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the summer of 2010. Now an annual celebration, the proceeds directly benefit South Bend's Memorial Children's Hospital (where Tatum started her treatments) and children throughout Indiana who have been diagnosed with cancer.…