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Behavioral Neuroscience, Biology, Biotechnology
Northeastern graduates work at the upstart company Outcomes4Me, where they’re developing a mobile app that delivers personalized treatment information to people with breast cancer.
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Going abroad for co-op seemed scary and intimidating. But that is exactly why 3rd year Hannah Taylor went to Portugal.
Assistant Professor of Physics Max Bi helped develop a model of cell behavior, explaining why certain conditions cause epithelial cells to transition from a solid to a fluid-like state.
Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
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.
Northeastern researchers may have discovered why cancer cells can regenerate after treatment.
Biochemistry student Brian Cortese found mentorship, experience, and opportunities through the CaNCURE program.
In recent years, researchers have begun to fight cancer by genetically engineering a patient’s own immune system to target the disease. Quad Technologies, a company that grew out of a Northeastern research lab, has been developing technology to facilitate this process. This summer, Quad Technologies was acquired by a global life sciences company that will help […]
Barnett Institute for Chemical & Biological Analysis, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Rethinking how we sample Extracellular Vesicles – nano-scale delivery trucks between cells – may help us understand diseases like cancer
Almost all cells release Extracellular Vesicles, but our sampling methods aren't perfect. A new grant for Professor Alexander Ivanov aim to improve our sampling techniques, which may help understand EVs' role in cancer and other diseases.
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Two professors - one from the biology department and the other from the chemistry and chemical biology department - have been awarded more than a half-million dollars to investigate the production of cancer drugs in Catharanthus roseus.