neglected tropical diseases

Fighting NTDs Through Crowdfunding

iStock_sleeping-sickness

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

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Crowdfunding drug discovery

pollastri-banner

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.

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Collaborating to fight diseases of the poor

pollastri-banner

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Biochemistry, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Podcasts

A bright future for infectious disease research

Global Infectious Diseases

Every year, nearly a mil­lion people die from one of three infec­tious dis­eases that few of us have ever heard of.

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

NTDs – Neglected Tropical Diseases

sciencechatheader

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

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Chemistry and Chemical Biology