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Barnett Institute celebrates 40 years of scientific breakthroughs

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.


Training For Cutting-Edge Jobs in Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries

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.


Northeastern’s School of Pharmacy Researchers Pursue Innovative Work in Drug Discovery and Delivery to Address Society’s Health Challenges

Drug Discovery Symposium Maps New Frontiers and Collaborations

Dr. Lee Hood, President and Co-founder of Systems Biology Addresses Northeastern’s Biotechnology Community

Northeastern’s President Joseph Aoun Calls for More Professional Master’s Degrees that Align with Industry Needs at TIME Summit on Higher Education

Dr. Michael Pollastri Launches Integrated Initiative in Global Health

Dr. Vladimir Torchilin on Liposomes

Dr. Veronica Godoy-​​Carter on New Clues to Unlocking the Genome

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