Lab News

LEED receives Coulter grant to develop new quality control technologies aimed at emerging pharmaceutical markets

July 8th, 2011 in Lab News.

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 funds will further LEED’s sub-standard drug detection project

July 8th, 2011 in Lab News.

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.

LEED-UNECA Collaboration Highlighted on BU ENG Website

May 12th, 2011 in Lab News.

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.

LEED Projects “Advance Global Health Technologies”

May 10th, 2011 in Lab News.

Several projects from the Lab are highlighted in an article on the College of Engineering website.  Read the full article here!

Event this Friday: Global Health & Engineering Cocktail Hour

May 9th, 2011 in Lab News.

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

LEED’s collaborative effort highlighted in UN press release

May 4th, 2011 in Lab News.

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

Imaly Nanayakkara receives Summer 2011 UROP award

April 28th, 2011 in Lab News.

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

Meredith Duffy receives NSF Graduate Fellowship

April 8th, 2011 in Lab News.

"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 Featured in BU Engineer Magazine

March 28th, 2011 in Lab News.

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:

LEED featured on Results for Development Institute policy website

March 3rd, 2011 in Lab News.

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