Faster drug discovery through machine learning

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (MIT News office)-- Drugs can only work if they stick to their target proteins in the body. Assessing that stickiness is a key hurdle in the drug discovery and screening process. New research combining…

Combined drug therapy for lung cancer

Most lung cancers are of a type called non-small-cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC).  This type of cancer is relatively insensitive to chemotherapy, so NSCLC therapies are usually based on drug treatment.  Alectinib is a drug commonly…

First employees and students receive COVID-19 vaccine at UHS

Nurse Sally Lynd, left, vaccinates Devlin Cole, a preventive medicine resident at the School of Medicine and Public Health, University Health Services. PHOTO: JEFF MILLER By Kelsey Anderson This morning University Health Services gave the very first…