Researchers find prescription drug benefit did not save money for Medicare

A research team led by Becky Briesacher, an asso­ciate pro­fessor in the School of Phar­macy, has dis­proved a belief that Medicare Part D impacts health out­comes and pro­vides cost-​​offsets in other med­ical services.

A promising alternative to medical marijuana

Assis­tant pro­fessor of phar­macy Ganesh Thakur has received a $2.4 mil­lion grant from the National Insti­tutes of Health to con­tinue his ground­breaking work to create a novel class of com­pounds to treat glaucoma.

Real life is not a clinical trial

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.

Nasal treatment targets Parkinson’s disease at its roots

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.

School of Pharmacy celebrates 50 years of excellence

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.