Hospital-related staph infections are rampant, with hundreds of thousands being reported in the U.S. each year. Northeastern researcher Kim Lewis and his colleagues are at the forefront of developing new drugs to stop the trend.
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.
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.
Mansoor Amiji, distinguished professor and chair of pharmaceutical sciences, tracks the drug discovery process, and analyzes how the pursuit of ‘blockbuster’ drugs compares to treating patients with rare illnesses
A professor and his team of chemistry students are committed to discovering cures for diseases that affect the world’s poor.