Northeastern University has received a five-year, $13.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health to continue its interdisciplinary, multi-university investigation into the complex relationship between environmental contamination and preterm birth.
A new policy from the National Institutes of Health will require all biomedical research funded by the NIH to be gender balanced. Here, Rebecca Shanksy, an assistant professor of psychology whose research is focused in this space, discusses the implications of the decision.
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.
Backed by a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, physics professor Alain Karma is part of a research team studying how a particular class of gene mutations in humans significantly increases the risk of sudden cardiac arrest by disturbing the heart’s electrical signaling.
In a randomized clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health, assistant professor Christina Lee will study the impact of motivational interviewing on alcohol problems in Boston’s Latino community.
Griffin Rodgers, director of the Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, says that cases of Type 2 diabetes began to rapidly increase in the 1970s.
Director of Northeastern’s Antimicrobial Discovery Center elected to the American Academy of Microbiology on the strength of his research achievements
Professor wins NCI grant to develop computer-animated conversational agents to guide cancer patients through clinical trials