Assistant professor Andrea Parker is developing mobile tools aimed at improving the health and wellness of people in low-income communities—and inspiring them to encourage their neighbors to do the same.
A new program designed by Maria Dolce, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, aims to promote oral health care while preventing disease.
Sunny Zhou, an associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology, has received $1 million from the National Institutes of Health to study the importance of an enzyme in aging and disease.
Perhaps you’re like me and the only thing that even comes close to getting you to exercise is the threat of paying a boatload of cash each day you forgo […]
In new research, network scientist Alessandro Vespignani and his team show through computational modeling that a hypothetical attack involving smallpox may spread to two or four countries before the first cases are ever diagnosed.
On Saturday, civil and environmental engineering professor Ferdi Hellweger participated in the first community swim of Boston’s Charles River in more than half a century.
Baruch Barzel, a postdoctoral researcher in world-renowned network scientist Albert-László Barabási’s lab, has worked out a method for mapping the interactions between cellular components, moving the team a step closer in its quest to understand, predict, and control disease.
Chemistry and chemical biology associate professor Michael Pollastri has several undergraduate and graduate students working in his lab. They mix and create compounds, test whether those compounds are what is […]
This post was written by associate professor Michael Pollastri. Neglected tropical diseases are a collection of infectious diseases that primarily affect the poor in developing nations, and many have extremely […]
Thirty two years ago, computer and information science professor Harriet Fell had just given birth to her oldest child when Linda Ferrier, then a PhD student working on her thesis […]
A group of first-year students recently completed the Summer Discovery Experience, an intensive PRISM summer program in which students experience hands-on research in mathematics, physics, and biology.
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.