The secrecy model that dominates drug discovery doesn’t work for neglected tropical diseases, which affect more than 1 billion people each year. Associate professor Michael Pollastri hopes to shift that paradigm with a new platform for secure data-sharing.
In a special presentation, Northeastern alumnus Ken Stuart presented research from the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, which he founded in 1976 to tackle global infectious diseases.
Chemistry and chemical biology professor Michael Pollastri announced the launch of the Integrated Initiative in Global Health at his College of Science Colloquium talk last Friday.
Michael Pollastri, associate professor of chemistry, discusses the magnitude of the problem surrounding neglected tropical diseases and why the global community needs to take notice.
Northeastern University and the Flatley Discovery Lab, a Boston-based independent nonprofit organization, have joined forces to develop a cure for cystic fibrosis.
Chemistry professor Michael Pollastri collaborates with pharmaceutical company and researchers in Spain to identify existing drugs that could be modified to stop a scourge of sub-Saharan Africa.
An interdisciplinary team of Northeastern University researchers collaborated with health experts in Kenya to fight neglected tropical diseases.
Members of the Northeastern community share their memories of the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
A professor and his team of chemistry students are committed to discovering cures for diseases that affect the world’s poor.