A research team led by Becky Briesacher, an associate professor in the School of Pharmacy, has disproved a belief that Medicare Part D impacts health outcomes and provides cost-offsets in other medical services.
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Opioid overdose kills some 25,000 people per year in the U.S—or 68 people per day. One way to reduce the nation’s number of opioid-related deaths, says Northeastern drug policy expert Leo Beletsky, is to equip police with naloxone, the opioid antagonist.
A research team led by University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis present in a new paper that they’ve identified drug-tolerant persister cells in the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. They also present a promising approach to potentially eradicating this and other infections.
Oyenike Balogun-Mwangi, PhD’16, recently received a $20,000 fellowship from the American Association of University Women, a nonprofit aimed at achieving gender equity through advocacy, education, and research.
In a unique public-private partnership, Northeastern University and the City of Boston will build together a state-of-the-art athletic complex that will expand recreation opportunities for both Northeastern students and Boston […]
Five Northeastern student-researchers have retrofitted a rowing machine with an ingenious device, allowing people with paraplegia to exercise without the aid of a trainer.
Weigel, BHS’15, found her career calling in health and medicine from her many volunteering and community service experiences both in Boston and across the globe. After graduation, she’ll begin graduate studies at Tufts Medical School.
The university recognized the impressive accomplishments of students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the fifth annual Academic Honors Convocation, which was held in Blackman Auditorium on Thursday afternoon.
Meet Sarah Gaines, a Northeastern senior and the founder of Fit University, a health and fitness source for college students. Fit University—and its inaugural campus chapter Fit NU—provides students with […]
Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial endeavors at the annual expo, where many young researchers were honored with prestigious awards.
“I’m not arguing that all body products should be collected and distributed in the same way,” says Kara Swanson, an associate professor of law at Northeastern University, “but I think that history suggests that we would be well-served by setting aside our instinctive fear of paid body products as an historic artifact.”
A panel of experts on Wednesday discussed how the growing population of adults over 65 and advancements in technology present opportunities for entrepreneurs to bring much-needed innovations in eldercare. Northeastern’s […]