In a new paper, Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji and his collaborators present a drug-delivery system they believe can specifically target only tumors and turn off the cancer cells’ “superpowers” that allow them to grow uncontrollably.
New research from pharmaceutical sciences professor Richard Deth suggests a regulatory role for a well-known enzyme, and it may be impaired in autism.
Senate members on Wednesday engaged in a lively discussion, the latest in a university-wide effort to gather feedback about a potential smoke-free policy.
Vladimir Torchilin, Distinguished Professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has earned a lifetime achievement award for his outstanding contributions to the field of targeted drug delivery.
Mark Douglass, an associate clinical professor of pharmacy, discusses how to protect against the flu—which is experiencing its worst outbreak in a decade—and the importance of getting a flu vaccine.
In 2009, Northeastern University network scientist Alessandro Vespignani developed a computational model that predicted the spread of the H1N1 virus. Three years later, new studies show that these predictions were highly accurate.
Doctoral students in the pharmacy program synthesized economic and clinical information in class and then presented their findings at a national meeting in Las Vegas.
Alessandro Vespignani, the Sternberg Family Distinguished University Professor of physics, computer science and health sciences, believes that complex systems science has the potential to solve real-world challenges.
From brain computer interfaces to gyroscopes, the next generation of healthcare technologies have something for everyone — and they’re being developed in Northeastern labs.
Northeastern’s new doctoral program in personal health informatics — the first of its kind in the nation — will prepare students for researching and developing new technologies that can have a global impact on healthcare.
At a symposium hosted by Northeastern on Tuesday, a pioneering chemist marveled at the human body’s ability to flourish in the face of exposure to thousands of harmful pathogens.
Over the weekend, generations of Northeastern alumni, faculty, staff, university leaders, and current students, came together to commemorate the school’s proud history and look forward to its bright future.