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.
When the Human Genome Project wrapped in 2003, we assumed this ginormous data set would provide the much needed parts-list to fill in the blanks of human health and disease. […]
Professors and students in the School of Pharmacy provided blood-pressure screenings and health education to Boston-area residents as part of a larger national health initiative.
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.
Mark Douglass, an associate clinical professor of pharmacy, discusses how to protect against the flu—which is experiencing its worst outbreak in a decade—and the importance of getting a flu vaccine.
In 2009, Northeastern University network scientist Alessandro Vespignani developed a computational model that predicted the spread of the H1N1 virus. Three years later, new studies show that these predictions were highly accurate.
From brain computer interfaces to gyroscopes, the next generation of healthcare technologies have something for everyone — and they’re being developed in Northeastern labs.
In September I introduced you to health sciences professor Katherine Tucker and the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study, a longitudinal research program aimed at studying the relationships between stress and […]
The well-known consumer advocate, who spoke at Northeastern on Wednesday, urged students to challenge the status quo.
Over the weekend, generations of Northeastern alumni, faculty, staff, university leaders, and current students, came together to commemorate the school’s proud history and look forward to its bright future.
Nearly two dozen students participated in a Dialogue of Civilizations program in Australia to learn about mental health and health psychology.
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.