Funding tips for startup ventures

Entre­pre­neurs looking to make an impact in the health sci­ences industry got advice on funding and net­working oppor­tu­ni­ties from experts in a panel dis­cus­sion last week at Northeastern.

Welcome to the genome era

Alan Guttmacher, director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Insti­tute of Child Health and Human Devel­op­ment, dis­cussed the future impli­ca­tions of the Human Genome Project with a score of North­eastern stu­dents and researchers.

3Qs: The effect of antibiotic resistant bacteria

The Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Pre­ven­tion recently released a new report on the impact of antibi­otic resis­tant bac­teria on national health. We asked assis­tant pro­fessor Betsy Hirsch to explain its sig­nif­i­cance and what it means for the public.

Health fair targets flu season

Wednesday’s 7th annual Bouvé Health Fair and Flu Clinic will fea­ture free flu shots and health screen­ings as well as prizes for some 250 stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff.

Healthcare entrepreneurs share secrets to success

Leaders of flour­ishing health­care com­pa­nies shared their suc­cess sto­ries on Thursday evening at an annual event hosted by the Health Sci­ences Entre­pre­neurs, an alumni group ded­i­cated to fos­tering entre­pre­neur­ship in the health­care field.

Today’s healthcare is a team sport

The Bouvé Col­lege of Health Sci­ences sup­ports a col­lab­o­ra­tive approach to health­care and research, as demon­strated at the 6th annual Inter­pro­fes­sional Research Sym­po­sium last week.

What do hospitals do for their communities?

Pro­fessor Gary Young and his col­leagues at North­eastern are the first in the nation to ana­lyze hos­pi­tals’ com­mu­nity ben­e­fits prac­tices, which are inti­mately linked with their tax-​​exempt status.