One of the big ideas in healthcare today is preventative medicine. Treat the causes instead of the symptoms, proponents say, and you’ll keep people healthy and avoid expensive procedures down […]
In a new research paper, Northeastern faculty members discuss the analytical challenges researchers face as biosimilars take center stage in pharmaceutical development.
Three Northeastern student-researchers have developed a screening chip that uses nanoparticles to detect colorectal cancer earlier than ever before.
Northeastern University hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday to commemorate the new home of the Waters Laboratory at 140 The Fenway. The lab, designated as a Waters Center of Innovation, […]
Northeastern and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have announced an institutional collaboration to fight cancer by leveraging each institution’s expertise.
Pharmaceutical sciences professor Ban-An Khaw was named a Mass Challenge finalist for his ground-breaking technology to detect cancer at very low levels by tagging cells with a “Christmas tree” of radioactive markers.
Biology professor Slava Epstein proposes a new theory to explain why some bacteria are so hard to grow in the lab.
In the last fifty years, pharmaceutical companies have spent tens of billions of dollars trying to find new classes of antibiotic drugs. Only one has made it into clinical practice. […]
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.
Chemistry professor William Hancock is a co-organizer of a major scientific undertaking: mapping the human proteome, one chromosome at a time.