Social scientists and scholars from around the world are convening at Northeastern this week for the International Social Pharmacy Workshop, a four-day conference focused on the psychosocial aspects of medication use.
Alice Bonner, an associate professor of nursing at Northeastern and a national leader in Alzheimer’s disease care research, will lead the university’s efforts as part of an initiative aimed at providing more support services to people with Alzheimer’s and their families and raising awareness about the importance of early detection.
Since opening seven months ago, the Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences has helped prepare undergraduates for co-op and careers through practical diagnostic exercises.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Local and national healthcare leaders convened at a kick-off event for a new Northeastern program aimed at integrating oral health into overall healthcare practice and education.
Northeastern hosted the first International Translational Nanomedicine Conference over the weekend, welcoming researchers and industry experts from around the globe.
Pharmacy graduate Nick O’Donnell earned an award at the RISE:2013 expo this spring for his work investigating the adverse effects of intravenous sedatives.
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.
Pharmaceutical sciences professor Barbara Waszczak and graduate student Brendan Harmon devised an intranasal gene therapy that targets the underlying cause of Parkinson’s disease, not just its symptoms.