Michael Pollastri

Chemistry professor raises $25,000 for NTD research

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In one of the largest science-research-based crowdfunding campaigns to date, Northeastern University College of Science associate professor Michael Pollastri raised $25,031.

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Fighting NTDs Through Crowdfunding

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Professor Michael Pollastri is creating a new platform to share data with international researchers focused on neglected tropical diseases.

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Crowdfunding drug discovery

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The secrecy model that dominates drug discovery doesn’t work for neglected tropical diseases. Associate Professor Michael Pollastri hopes to shift that paradigm with a new platform for secure data-sharing.

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Collaborating to fight diseases of the poor

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Listen to chemistry professor Michael Pollastri talk about his work finding treatments for NTDs.

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NTDs – Neglected Tropical Diseases

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Professor Michael Pollastri, a chemistry professor in the College of Science at Northeastern University, talked about NTDs – neglected tropical diseases.

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Global Health Initiative to address neglected tropical diseases

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Ninety per­cent of global health­care and med­ical research money is spent on dis­eases that affect only 10 per­cent of the pop­u­la­tion, according to Michael Pol­lastri, a pro­fessor of chem­istry and chem­ical biology who spoke at the Col­lege of Sci­ence Col­lo­quium last Friday.

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