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Drug discovery and delivery research at Northeastern’s pharmacy school spurs innovation, collaboration

Throughout Northeastern’s School of Phar­macy, researchers are making progress in solving a range of pressing health challenges.

Drug discovery and delivery research at Northeastern’s pharmacy school spurs innovation, collaboration

A simpler way to treat cancer

New research co-​​authored by pro­fessor Vladimir Torchilin and pub­lished in the journal Nature Med­i­cine on Sunday presents a straight­for­ward approach to destroying cancer cells that com­bines tra­di­tional strate­gies in a novel and syn­er­gistic way.

Vladimir Torchilin

Targeted drug delivery researcher earns lifetime achievement award

Vladimir Torchilin, Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of phar­ma­ceu­tical sci­ences, has earned a life­time achieve­ment award for his out­standing con­tri­bu­tions to the field of tar­geted drug delivery.

Vladimir Torchilin

A lifetime of liposomes

Pro­fessor Vladimir Torchilin received the Bangham Award for his research on tar­geted drug delivery.

Vladimir Torchilin

Chipping away at cancer

Three North­eastern student-​​researchers have devel­oped a screening chip that uses nanopar­ti­cles to detect col­orectal cancer ear­lier than ever before.


Academic Honors Convocation celebrates excellence, innovation

At the second annual Aca­d­emic Honors Con­vo­ca­tion, North­eastern hon­ored its top fac­ulty, stu­dents, staff and alumni.

Anthony Manganaro was presented with the Presidential Medallion.

Nanotech projects make top 10

Two teams of North­eastern stu­dents are final­ists in a selec­tive national com­pe­ti­tion aimed at devel­oping engi­neering solu­tions to improve health care

When not inventing drugs, he invents plot twists

Time in Between,” a short story by North­eastern Uni­ver­sity sci­en­tist Vladimir Torchilin, chron­i­cles the life of a wealthy busi­nessman who aban­dons his cushy job to live inside inter­na­tional air­ports all […]

Torchilin among most-​​cited world scientists

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity sci­en­tist Vladimir Torchilin is the world’s second-​​most pro­lific researcher in phar­ma­cology and tox­i­cology, according to a top inter­na­tional magazine

Northeastern receives $13.5M award for Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence

National Cancer Insti­tute grant will foster inno­va­tion, help researchers develop cancer treat­ments from dis­covery to delivery

Delivering drugs on time and on target

North­eastern pro­fessor leading research on nanocar­riers that would make a whole new class of drugs avail­able to treat cancer and other diseases

Nobel laureate is a start-​​up “champion”

MIT biol­o­gist Phillip A. Sharp dis­cusses his trans­la­tional research at North­eastern University’s PharmSci Research Showcase.

Northeastern’s Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine Receives $1.5M NIH Grant to Examine Drug Delivery

BOSTON – October 21, 2008 – Vladimir Torchilin, Ph.D., pro­fessor and chair of the depart­ment of phar­ma­ceu­tical sci­ences at North­eastern University’s Bouvé Col­lege of Health Sci­ences, was recently awarded a […]

Northeastern Researchers Co-​​chair International Symposium on Cancer Nanotechnology

Sym­po­sium Spon­sored by the National Cancer Insti­tute to take place at NSTI’s Nanotech2008 in at the Hynes Con­ven­tion Center, Boston, MA North­eastern Uni­ver­sity pro­fes­sors Vladimir Torchilin and Man­soor Amiji are co-​​​​chairing […]

Northeastern University Scientist Receives Prestigious Pharmaceutical Sciences Award

Con­tact: John Natale at 617–373‑2802 (2–2–07) BOSTON, Mass. — Long before becoming an award-​​​​winning sci­en­tist, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity pro­fessor Vladimir Torchilin exhib­ited the poten­tial to do great things as a teenager […]

Northeastern University Receives $1.2m from The W.M. Keck Foundation For Development of Innovative Nanodevices

Inter­dis­ci­pli­nary Team of Researchers Devel­oping Nanochip for Real Time Dis­ease Treat­ment Con­tact: Laura Shea at 617–373‑5427 (1–29–07) BOSTON, Mass. — A team of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity researchers has received a $1.2 […]

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