This year marks the 40th anniversary of the founding of Northeastern’s Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis.
Dr. Barbara Waszczak devises intranasal gene therapy that focuses on underlying cause of Parkinson’s disease
“Parkinson’s is caused by the death of dopamine neurons in a key motor area of the brain called the substantia nigra,” said Dr. Waszczak, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences. If you want to treat PD at its roots, thenn you have to stop the death of these neural cells.
Northeastern’s Master of Science in Bioinformatics combines interdisciplinary core coursework in bioinformatic computational methods, programming, and statistics with a range of graduate electives, offering students the flexibility to specialize their studies while building comprehensive knowledge in both life sciences and computer science.