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Brian Wallheimer | August 22, 2016

Katherine

Katherine Ward enrolled as a graduate student at Notre Dame with her sights set on academia and work that would help people like her father, who had long suffered from serious back pain.

She had watched for many years as his diagnosis would change, but the pain wouldn’t go away. With a love of science — and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry — already ingrained, Ward set herself on a path toward a Notre Dame doctorate in biochemistry and a career in a laboratory where she hoped to uncover methods for treating degenerative diseases.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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