Associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology Michael Pollastri has received a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to advance his research into a treatment for sleeping sickness.
The neglected tropical disease affects tens of thousands of people and is mostly fatal. Now, new research co-authored by Northeastern chemistry professor Michael Pollastri has identified hundreds of chemical compounds that could lead to a cure.
Northeastern University faculty from multiple disciplines bring their expertise to the Ebola crisis.
When I was deciding whether or not to go to graduate school for chemistry I was literally getting sick to my stomach thinking about the prospect of spending the better […]
The secrecy model that dominates drug discovery doesn’t work for neglected tropical diseases, which affect more than 1 billion people each year. Associate professor Michael Pollastri hopes to shift that paradigm with a new platform for secure data-sharing.
Chemistry and chemical biology professor Michael Pollastri announced the launch of the Integrated Initiative in Global Health at his College of Science Colloquium talk last Friday.
Michael Pollastri, associate professor of chemistry, discusses the magnitude of the problem surrounding neglected tropical diseases and why the global community needs to take notice.
A professor and his team of chemistry students are committed to discovering cures for diseases that affect the world’s poor.