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Dr. Kim Lewis on a New Path to Curing Chronic Lyme Disease

Lyme is one of those puzzling chronic diseases: while people that are treated by antibiotics shortly after they’re bitten by the tic get cured, about 10 to 20 percent don’t. Why not?


Dr. Tania Konry’s ScanDrop Instrument Brings Science Lab into the Field

Scan­Drop is a portable instru­ment no bigger than a shoebox that has the capacity to detect a variety of bio­log­ical spec­imen.


Dr. John Engen on Hydrogen Exchange Mass Spectrometry

Dr. John Engen uti­lizes hydrogen exchange mass spec­trom­etry to make con­fir­ma­tion of biosimilars a fea­sible task. His work was recently high­lighted in the journal Biopharm International.

EMD Serono Receives 2013 NPSMA Advisory Board Award

EMD Serono, Inc.’s Billerica, MA office is the recipient of the 2013 Advisory Board Award of the National Professional Science Master’s Association (NPSMA).


2003 Human Genome Project’s Ben­e­fits Still Real­ized

Alan Guttmacher, director of NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Insti­tute of Child Health and Human Development, on the impact new tools and technologies have had on use-inspired research.


300th PSM Program Celebrated at Milestone Event at Library of Congress

Milestone event celebrates over 300 Professional Science Master’s programs worldwide.


Novel Treatement to Cure MRSA Infection Presented by Dr. Kim Lewis

Recent work from Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Biology Kim Lewis promises to over­come MRSA, one of the leading public health threats of our time.


Dr. Michael Pollastri Envisions Crowdsourcing, a New Model for Data Sharing and Drug Discovery

Dr. Pol­lastri said the secrecy model of protecting research and data doesn’t work when it comes to curing infec­tious dis­eases.


Dr. Jacqueline Piret and Associates Analyze Ancient Bacteria

Asso­ciate Pro­fessor of Bi­ology Jacque­line Piret, her former student Desislava Raytcheva, and colleagues at MIT and Baylor College of Medicine publish research on analyzing ancient bacteria in the journal Nature.


Northeastern Biotechnology Startup Named Finalist in Global Competition

Biotech­nology startup Quad Tech­nolo­gies makes it to the final round of the pres­ti­gious 2013 Mass­Chal­lenge.

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