Biotechnology

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Dr. Anand Asthagiri and team reveal how cancer cells escape from tumors and spread

Metas­tasis is the cause of approx­i­mately 90 percent of deaths among cancer patients. How does metas­tasis come about? And can we stop it? Research published by Dr. Ashagiri and his team in Biophysical Journal reveals how the abnormal protein-​​fiber scaf­folding of tumors and the agility of the cancer cells them­selves come together in a per­fect storm to […]

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Chinese delegation visits Northeastern to learn about biotechnology

On Friday, March 18, faculty and staff of Northeastern’s Biotechnology Programs welcomed a delegation of 18 professors, physician’s and research fellows from Anhui Province in China. The group spent time in New Jersey and Massachusetts visiting a variety of sites in order to learn about the U.S. biotechnology industry. The delegation wanted to visit Northeastern in order […]

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