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.
Northeastern’s Professional Science Master’s degree program in biotechnology, now in its 10th year, is a model for similar programs around the world.
A team of engineering students conceived a smart toothbrush at the annual Engineers for the Greater Good competition, winning first place and a $1,500 stipend to turn the concept into reality.
Chemical engineering professor Thomas Webster’s team developed an injectable, conductive material to regenerate heart tissue after either a heart attack or cardiac disease.
Network scientist Alessandro Vespignani, who studies the spread of diseases, explains the pandemic potential of the emerging H7N9 bird flu and why it’s different from past strains.
Industrial engineering major Kendall Sanderson studies how to use systems engineering to streamline the healthcare industry.
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.
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.
At a town-hall meeting Tuesday night, a committee charged with exploring a campus-wide smoking policy fielded questions and provided important information ahead of its final recommendations expected later this semester.
A leading advocacy group in Massachusetts will begin naming an annual leadership award in honor of John Auerbach, director of the university’s Institute on Urban Health Research.
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.
In recent years, the notion that there is a single mechanism by which antibiotics wipe out bacteria has permeated the field of microbiology. Now, new research from professor Kim Lewis and his team questions that hypothesis.