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The Coulter Foundation awarded LEED a research grant to develop new drug quality control technologies. This technology focuses on the demands of emerging pharmaceutical markets in resource-limited areas.
USAID, in collaboration with US Pharmacopeia, awarded LEED a research grant that will fund the development and progress of the sub-standard and fake drug detector device.
Funded by the Republic of Korea, LEED's collaborative effort with UNECA to build health technical capacity in African nations was featured on the BU Engineering website. The project targets students in African universities, and aims to foster technical trouble-shooting and problem solving skills. For the full article, click here.
Several projects from the Lab are highlighted in an article on the College of Engineering website. Read the full article here!
Join us for an hour of short presentations by students and staff from engineering and public health, followed by a cocktail hour for networking and discussions! For this event, we are excited to have:
- Dr. Lisa Ganley-Leal on her field studies in Kenya (BU School of Medicine, Section of Infectious... More
UNECA, Republic of Korea and Boston University unite to improve health outcomes in Africa
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Boston University and the Republic of Korea today in Addis Ababa launched an initiative called “Engineering Expertise to Improve Health Outcomes in Africa” to promote creativity and innovation in... More
With the UROP funding awarded, Imaly plans to further develop the point-of-care device for the CD-4 cell counter with Grace Wu and hopes to get more definitive results by Summer, 2011. Also on the agenda are plans to research new and unique methods to improve HIV diagnosis... More
"The prestigious award provides a $30,000 annual stipend and $10,500 cost-of-education allowance for up to three years to outstanding graduate students deemed likely to contribute significantly to the advancement of science and engineering in the U.S. Past fellows include several Nobel Prize winners and industry and... More
LEED members Alex Giannakos, Meredith Duffy, Chris Myers, Grace Wu and PI Muhammad Zaman are featured in the Spring '11 issue of Engineer Magazine, on the cover and in features on pages 6, 28, and 31.
Access the magazine here: http://www.bu.edu/eng/alumni/magazine/
The Results for Development Institute (R4D) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to accelerating social and economic progress in low and middle income countries. They provide policy analysis, critical information, decision-making tools, and policy advice to governments, civil society organisations, and international funders to stimulate positive change.
Shahar Torton, currently a junior... More