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Building tools to shape the future of health science

As he reflects upon his journey in computer science, Dr. Myson Burch can pinpoint the experience that transformed the discipline from something he enjoyed to a purpose-filled passion. That opportunity, where Burch (PhD computer science ’23) discovered how his computer and mathematics skills could improve health outcomes, inspired him to pursue graduate study at Purdue.


Purdue researchers test previously approved FDA drugs to treat Lowe syndrome

Purdue University researchers have developed a patented therapeutic strategy for Lowe syndrome, an incurable and rare genetic disorder, by repurposing two drugs previously approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for other conditions.


Uyeda honored with College of Science Faculty Research Award for groundbreaking contributions to organic synthesis and catalyst development

Chris Uyeda, H. C. Brown Professor of Chemistry, has been honored with the prestigious College of Science Faculty Research Award. This accolade recognizes his exceptional contributions to the field of chemistry, particularly in the realm of organic synthesis and catalyst development.


Peace, Love, and Parasites: The Enduring Legacy of Dennis Minchella

Dennis Minchella's journey at Purdue University began with a Greyhound bus ride from Rochester, New York, armed with little more than a suitcase and a vision. A first-generation college student, Minchella's early days at Purdue were marked by uncertainty and challenges.


Guang Lin leading machine learning research funded by NIH

Advanced imaging and machine learning may improve the way doctors detect and treat cardiomyopathy, the leading cause of death for children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD).


Why does a leap year have 366 days?

You may be used to hearing that it takes the Earth 365 days to make a full lap, but that journey actually lasts about 365 and a quarter days. Leap years help to keep the 12-month calendar matched up with Earth’s movement around the Sun.


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