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Each spring, Northeastern University recognizes top students across the university in the form of three campus-level awards. We congratulate all of the pharmacy students who were recognized this academic year!   The Sears B Condit Awards for Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement is awarded annually to the 100 graduating...

Northeastern School of Pharmacy alumnus Christopher Lynch has been named the new director of the Office of Nutrition Research (ONR) and chief of the Nutrition Research Branch within the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) at the National Institutes of Health....

In the first known study to examine the completeness of clinical data in a large electronic health record (EHR), researchers from Harvard Medical School’s Department of Population Medicine at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute found substantial missing data, with profound implications for clinical care,...

Vladimir Torchilin, PhD was awarded a $1.5 grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute, which will fund a five-year study focused on introducing a novel class of simple-to-prepare therapeutic preparations, that when combined with traditional chemotherapy, could provide a promising strategy against multidrug...

Northeastern University School of Pharmacy faculty member Jane Saczynski, PhD, and co- principal investigator David McManus, MD, of the University Of Massachusetts Medical Center, were recently awarded an R01 grant for their project entitled “Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Elements in Atrial Fibrillation” (SAGE-AF). The four-year,...

Peter Chan (PharmD ’16) was one of only eight selected pharmacy students nationwide to receive the 2015 Paul Ambrose Scholars Award from the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR). Ambrose scholars receive a mini grant to implement local programming designed to address population health...

Alexandros Makriyannis, PhD, Professor and Behrakis Trustee Chair in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Director of the Center for Drug Discovery at Northeastern University, was presented the 2015 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Distinguished Pharmaceutical Scientist Award at the AAPS Annual meeting in Orlando, Florida.   The award,...