Impacting Global Health

Centers and institutes focused on Impacting Global Health strategic theme work together in two areas: The Science of Disease and Digital Health. These centers and institutes bring specialized research in the areas of immunology and infectious disease, neurobiology and drug discovery.

Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease

The Purdue Institute for Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease (PI4D) is leveraging the significant diversity of life sciences, physical sciences and engineering on campus to invent and integrate basic immunologic advances, new diagnostics, probe basic biological and inflammatory processes, and to develop and commercialize novel intervention methods to control an array of chronic inflammatory conditions, cancer and infectious diseases.

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Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience

Spanning 25 departments across six colleges, Purdue's neuroscience enterprise already includes around 100 faculty with ongoing neuroscience-related research activities or interests. This deep pool of human resources has positioned Purdue well in several target research areas within the broad field of neuroscience, and the new Integrative Neuroscience Center will synergize these efforts for national and international impact.

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Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery

One of the preeminent centers of its kind in the United States, the Purdue Center for Drug Discovery is focused on improving the quality of life for people around the world. Researchers engage in drug discovery across disciplines and institutions to develop new diagnostic tools and treatments for people in need. Currently, Purdue researchers have more than one dozen drugs in clinical trials, placing the university among the top institutions in the United States for drug discovery.

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Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering

Researchers in the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering approach healthcare as a systems-engineering problem. Purdue faculty collaborate with healthcare professionals around the country on best practices for safety, efficacy and efficiency.

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