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This New Drug Design Provides Hope for Patients With an Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer

Debra Auguste a professor of chemical engineering, designed a new way to target triple-negative breast cancer that simultaneously delivers a cancer-killing drug and interferes with the cancer’s ability to grow and spread.
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A Microscopic Structure Could Make Drugs More Effective in the Fight Against Cancer, Genetic Disorders, and Viral Infections

Led by associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology Ke Zhang, researchers at Northeastern helped design a polymer that can carry drugs targeting genetic diseases around the body.
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Icefish Have Antifreeze in Their Blood, Anemia, and Osteoporosis. And They Feel Just Fine.

Northeastern professor H. William Detrich, a leader of an international collaboration that has recently sequenced the genome of the blackfin icefish.