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AstraZeneca Admits Vaccine Can Cause Rare Blood-Clotting Condition

Bouvé/ChE University Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji gives insight into the risk of getting thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome, or TTS, from the AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19.

Three Faculty Selected as AIMBE Fellows

Bouvé/ChE University Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji, ChE/BioE Associate Professor Eno Ebong, and ECE/Khoury Professor Yun Raymond Fu were selected as Class of 2024 Fellows for the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

Avoiding Safety Risks for mRNA Therapeutics

Bouvé/ChE University Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji co-authored a paper in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery outlining several strategies to check for toxicity at the preclinical level of mRNA therapeutics to ensure patient safety.

New Cancer Vaccines Could Provide Beneficial Alternative Therapy

Bouvé/ChE University Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji sees the promise of new cancer vaccines amid encouraging results from treatment studies.

2023 Stanford University Annual Assessment of Author Citations

The following COE professors are among the top scientists worldwide selected by Stanford University representing the top 2% of the most-cited scientists with single-year impact in various disciplines. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above. The list below includes those […]

Understanding the Efficacy of the COVID-19 Vaccine

Bouve/ChE University Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji explains how the COVID-19 vaccine is designed to prevent severe illness, hospitalization, and death, rather than to eliminate infection entirely.

New Treatments for Pancreatic Cancer

Bouve/ChE University Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji is working with UC Davis and drug developer TargaGenix to create new treatments for pancreatic cancer.

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Everything to Know About the Common Cold and How to Treat Symptoms

“Our study is really focused on prevention, that initial exposure and how to enhance your defenses,” said lead author Mansoor Amiji, professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Northeastern University. (Featured in USA Today)

2022 Stanford University Annual Assessment of Author Citations

The following COE professors are among the top scientists worldwide selected by Stanford University representing the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists with single-year impact in various disciplines. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above. The list below includes […]

Spring 2022 Spark Fund Awardees

Bouve/ChE University Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji, ChE Assistant Professor Sara Hashmi, ECE Professor Purnima Ratilal-Makris, and MIE Assistant Professor Mohsen Moghaddam are recipients of the Spring 2022 Spark Fund Awards. The goal of the award is to advance a technology or suite of technologies from academia towards commercialization.

Moderna Sues Pfizer and BioNTech over COVID Vaccine Patents

“We’re seeing a lot of lawsuits related to mRNA vaccines right now, so I wasn’t surprised about this particular lawsuit,” said Mansoor Amiji, a professor of pharmaceutical sciences and chemical engineering at Northeastern University. (Featured in The Boston Globe)

Announcing the new MS in Pharmaceutical Engineering at Northeastern University

The College of Engineering and Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University are offering a new Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Engineering. Both colleges began to recognize the growing need in the pharmaceutical sector for people that have both an engineering background as well as understand the regulatory environment of the pharmaceutical industry. “The […]

COE Professors Selected in Stanford University List of Top 2% Scientists Worldwide

The following COE professors are among the top scientists worldwide selected by Stanford University representing the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists with single-year impact in various disciplines. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above. The list below includes […]

FY22 TIER 1 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 17 COE faculty and affiliates who were recipients of FY22 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects.

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Developing Technology to Optimally Detect and Count Circulating Tumor Cells without Drawing Blood

BioE Professor Mark Niedre and Bouve/ChE Professor Mansoor Amiji are using their recent NCI/NIH grant to detect circulating tumor cells in the blood.

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Niedre and Amiji Receive National Cancer Institute Award

Bioengineering Professor and Associate Chair Mark Niedre and Bouve/ChE Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji received a 2-year, $400K grant titled “Fluorescence Molecular In Vivo Liquid Biopsy of Circulating Tumor Cells” from the National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health.

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Will the Vaccine Be Effective?

Bouve/ChE University Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji explains how Pfizer’s new vaccine for COVID will work. This vaccine could prevent COVID-19 in 9 out of 10 people. But how does it work? On Monday, the pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced that its COVID-19 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective at preventing the disease according to preliminary […]

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Creating an Effective Vaccine

Bouve/ChE University Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji explains why it takes so long to create a safe and effective vaccine for COVID-19.

Amiji Awarded Distinguished Alumni Award

Bouve/ChE Professor Mansoor Amiji will receive the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award from Purdue University’s College of Pharmacy on April 5, 2019, in recognition of his outstanding achievements in professional and scientific endeavors.

Northeastern Researchers Contribute to Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal

The Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal (MDCVJ) reports on leading edge research, diagnosis, and treatments from specialists at the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center and other invited contributors. In Volume 12, Number 3 (July-September 2016), numerous faculty and one PhD student had their research featured in the journal. Nucleic Acid Delivery for Endothelial Dysfunction in […]

Young Scholar Program Provides Experience-Based Learning for Future Scientists and Engineers

The Center for STEM Education kicked off its 2017 Young Scholars Program on June 26, 2017, with 26 budding scientists and engineers from high schools at a variety of cities and towns in the Greater Boston area.

ChE Chair and Professor Webster and Affiliated Professor Amiji give invited talks on Nanomedicine in Austria

ChE Chair & Professor Tom Webster and Affiliated Professor Mansoor Amiji gave invited talks last week at the Nanotechnology in Medicine Conference: From Molecules to Humans Conference last week in Austria. The conference coalesced leaders in the field of nanomedicine to discuss where the field has been and where it is headed.

FY17 TIER 1 Award Recipients

23 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY17 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 12 different projects representing over $600K dollars of investment in research.

Webster Editor of On-line Nanomedicine Book

Che Professor & Chair Thomas Webster was the editor for the new on-line book Nanomedicine published by Henry Stewart Talks. The book contains 16 chapters by NEU professors Mansoor Amiji (Pharm and ChemE), Ed Goluch (ChemE), Ke Zhang (Chemistry), and Mauro Ferrari (Houston Methodist Research Institute and ChemE).