A research team led by University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis presents in a new paper that it has identified drug-tolerant persister cells in the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. The researchers also present a promising approach to potentially eradicating this and other infections.
Born from soil, the novel compound made possible by Northeastern researchers’ pioneering work is making headlines around the world and receiving applause from the science community.
Four professors in the College of Science explain what drives their passion for science and discovery.
Brian Conlon, a Senior Scientist in Northeastern University’s Antimicrobial Discovery Center, received a Charles A. King Trust Postdoctoral Fellowship.
University Distinguished Professor of Biology Kim Lewis is exploring alternative approaches to curing chronic Lyme disease using his expertise in bacterial cell persistence.
University Distinguished Professor of Biology Kim Lewis and his team have published a study that presents a novel approach to treat and eliminate MRSA.
Three Northeastern spinoff companies were highlighted in a recent report by The Science Coalition as examples of how federally funded university research and the companies created from that work can boost the U.S. economy.
In recent years, a body of publications in the microbiology field has challenged all previous knowledge of how antibiotics kill bacteria.