FROM THE FRONT LINES
The global Northeastern community is full of individuals rising to meet the challenges COVID-19 pandemic. From healthcare workers and first responders treating patients to entrepreneurs pivoting business models, learn about the inspirational stories from the front lines.
RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Is the mask really necessary? What is the safest way to see my friends and family? Can I get a haircut or go to a restaurant? Do I still have to be careful if I’m young and healthy? Neil Maniar, director of Northeastern’s Master of Public Health program, has the answers you need.
Drew D’Agostino, DMSB’13, and Greg Skloot, DMSB’12, founded Crystal, a professional personality test that can offer insights to help you understand your strengths and communicate more effectively to develop stronger relationships. They are offering 3-months free access to Crystal to anyone who has lost their job amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Teaching the Teacher
The Biopharmaceutical Analysis Training Laboratory (BATL) stands ready to train employees at these sites virtually and respond to other needs of the healthcare and biopharmaceutical industries.
BOLSTERING THE SUPPLY CHAIN
Northeastern is home to recognized experts in resilient supply chain structures who can help advise best practices for keeping chains robust even during times of economic and workforce-related upheaval.
Northeastern researchers like Alessandro Vespignani are part of the network of teams creating models to advise the Trump administration on the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States.
UNCOVERING POTENTIAL TREATMENTS
As the COVID-19 pandemic intensifies, researchers like Albert-László Barabási are working to develop pharmaceutical drugs that slow the virus’s reach, heal the ill, and may offer a vaccine.
The Covid-19 Archive
With the COVID-19 global health crisis spreading rapidly on an enormous scale, the need for proper documentation of this challenging moment in history is greater than ever.
The COVID-19 pandemic is overwhelming healthcare systems worldwide. The pharmaceutical sciences play a critical, frontline role in stopping the spread of the virus by improving testing and developing treatments.