Eileen White Elected as a Member to the National Academy of Sciences

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey deputy director, chief scientific officer, and associate director for basic research Eileen White is one of 120 scientists recognized for achievements in original research.

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April 29 2021

Rutgers Saliva Test Approved One Year Ago

RUCDR Infinity Biologics pioneered the world’s first coronavirus saliva test

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April 14 2021

Rutgers Celebrates World-Renowned Geneticist Evelyn Witkin as She Turns 100

Waksman Institute names research lab to honor Witkin, a pioneer who opened pathways for women in the biological sciences

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April 12 2021

Corals Carefully Organize Proteins to Form Rock-Hard Skeletons

Scientists’ findings suggest corals will withstand climate change

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April 08 2021

Infant Antibiotic Exposure Can Affect Future Immune Responses Toward Allergies

Early life exposure to antibotics in utero and through mother’s milk disrupts beneficial gut bacteria, compromising T-cell development, Rutgers research shows

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April 02 2021

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Research Leader Elected as a Fellow to the American Association for Cancer Research Academy

Dr. Eileen White is one of 25 scientists from around the world to join the 2021 class of fellows

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March 30 2021

Microplastic Sizes in Hudson-Raritan Estuary and Coastal Ocean Revealed

Rutgers research shows stormwater could be important source of plastic pollution

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March 04 2021

Research Team Studying Aging and Disease Adapts During Pandemic

Monica Driscoll, a molecular neuro-geneticist in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers-New Brunswick, seeks to discover the ways in which humans might extend healthy lifespan, a job that is not done easily over Zoom.

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February 03 2021

Why People Overuse Antibiotics

A Rutgers study examining global misuse of antibiotics highlights the need for physician and patient education

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February 03 2021

How to Identify Heat-Stressed Corals

“Coral hospital” tool could help safeguard reefs facing climate change

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January 20 2021

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Receives $25 Million Gift for Cancer Immunology and Metabolism Center of Excellence

A $25 million anonymous philanthropic gift to Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey will provide groundbreaking support for the Cancer Immunology and Metabolism Center of Excellence.

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December 22 2020

Antibiotics for C-sections Effective After Umbilical Cord Clamped

Rutgers co-authored study challenges current recommendations aimed at preventing infections

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December 22 2020

Rutgers’ Academic Chief Makes His Mark Through Innovation

Prabhas Moghe aims to move Rutgers forward through difficult times

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December 04 2020

Vitamin D Regulates Calcium in Intestine Differently Than Previously Thought

Rutgers study could help better treat calcium malabsorption due to bariatric surgery and aging

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December 02 2020

Four Rutgers Professors Named AAAS Fellows

Rutgers–New Brunswick and RBHS faculty honored for efforts to advance science

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November 24 2020

Gut Microbiome Manipulation Could Result from Virus Discovery

Rutgers co-authored research could aid efforts to engineer beneficial bacteria

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November 20 2020

Health Care Workers Most at Risk for COVID-19

A Rutgers study finds nurses have the highest prevalence of infection

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November 17 2020

Antibiotic Exposure in Children Under Age 2 Associated with Chronic Conditions

Children who take antibiotics early in life are at risk of combinations of health conditions, particularly when given multiple prescriptions, says Rutgers researcher

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November 17 2020

The Hidden Reason Children Born by C-Section Are More Likely to Develop Asthma

C-section delivery prevents babies from receiving beneficial germs in their mother’s microbiome, which, in turn, affects immune system development, says Rutgers researcher

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November 17 2020

Genetic Code Evolution and Darwin’s Evolution Theory Should Consider DNA an ‘Energy Code’

‘Survival of the fittest’ phenomenon is only part of the evolution equation

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November 17 2020

Rutgers Research Champions

At Rutgers' Office for Research, we are proud and grateful for the extraordinary efforts and work our researchers do to improve people’s lives. Their discipline, persistence and commitment, in good and in challenging times, are a testament to the excellence that Rutgers aspires to every day.

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November 06 2020

How Did Red Algae Survive in Extreme Environments?

Rutgers-led team will study algae from hot springs worldwide, including in Yellowstone National Park

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November 02 2020

Rutgers Awarded $5 Million Grant from NIH to Improve Access to COVID-19 Testing within Underserved and Vulnerable Communities

The award is part of the RADx Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) program in the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative

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October 19 2020

Meet Lori Covey, Division Dean of Life Sciences

An interview with Lori Covey, Dean for the Division of Life Sciences

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October 01 2020

New Smart Drug Delivery System May Help Treatment for Neurological Disorders

Drug delivery technology is aimed at helping people with spinal cord and other nervous system disorders

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September 23 2020

Seizures During Menstrual Cycle Linked to Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

Study finds surprising connection in some women with genetic generalized epilepsy

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August 28 2020

Surprising Coral Spawning Features Revealed

Stony coral sperm and eggs share similar genetic functions, Rutgers-led study shows

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August 28 2020

Understanding "Chemo Brain" in Children

Understanding ‘Chemo Brain’ in Children: Researchers Secure $4.6 Million NIH Grant to Identify Those at Risk

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August 17 2020

Harmful Microbes Found on Sewer Pipe Walls

Rutgers study could lead to better disinfection methods and understanding of coronavirus and other risks

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July 07 2020

“Microbial Noah’s Ark” Initiative Should Move to Next Phase, Study Finds

Rutgers-Led “Microbial Noah’s Ark” Should Move to Next Phase, Study Finds

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June 16 2020

Rutgers Researchers Receive Inaugural HealthAdvance™ Award To Develop First-in-Class Anti-Cancer Therapeutics

Rutgers Researchers Receive Inaugural HealthAdvance™ Award To Develop First-in-Class Anti-Cancer Therapeutics

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May 28 2020

Inexpensive Saline Solution Can Improve Speed, Effectiveness of COVID-19 Testing

A readily accessible saline solution can safely store coronavirus samples, allowing for more effective testing and long-distance transport to labs, Rutgers researchers find

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May 27 2020

Rutgers University Launches the Nation’s Largest Study of Health Care Workers Exposed to COVID-19

More than 800 employees from Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and University Hospital are participating in a pioneering study

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April 22 2020

New Rutgers Saliva Test for Coronavirus Coming to Testing Site This Week

A new Rutgers coronavirus test based on a simple spit into a tube will come to a N.J. testing site this week

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April 13 2020

Why Do So Many Pregnancies and In Vitro Fertilization Attempts Fail?

Scientists’ new model may lead to more ways to improve fertility

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April 13 2020

Rutgers Fast-Tracks Clinical Trial for Drug Combination to Treat Coronavirus

Clinical trial for drug combination to treat coronavirus is fast-tracked by Rutgers

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April 06 2020

How a Rutgers Team Is Working to Crack the Coronavirus Code

State Researchers at Rutgers University might have found the key to fighting it.

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February 20 2020

Intestinal Stem Cell Genes May Link Dietary Fat and Colon Cancer

Rutgers study suggests tie between stem cell behavior and a high fat diet

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November 24 2019

Rutgers Cancer Institute Researchers Receive $2.3 Million to Combat Common Cancers

Funding supports investigation of cell metabolism and tumor development in common cancers

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November 19 2019

Exploring the Connections Between Air Pollution and TB

Air Pollution and TB: Exploring the Connections

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November 18 2019

Better Biosensor Technology Created for Stem Cells

Rutgers innovation may help guide treatment of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s diseases

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November 10 2019

Protein Data Bank at Rutgers Awarded $34.5 Million Grant

Data bank makes more than 150,000 3D biomolecular structures freely available to the public

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November 04 2019

Could Duckweed Feed the World?

Rutgers professor is at the forefront of duckweed farming research

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November 01 2019

Rutgers Receives $4 Million as New Hub

New Rutgers Optimizes Innovation Program to integrate university strengths in biomedical sciences and expertise in research commercialization

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October 30 2019

Red Algae Thrive Despite Ancestor’s Massive Loss of Genes

Study may spawn ways to genetically alter and control red seaweeds

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October 28 2019

Moderate to Heavy Drinking During Pregnancy Alters Genes in Newborns, Mothers

Rutgers-led research could help lead to tests for prenatal exposure to alcohol and related health issues

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October 09 2019

Scientists Discover New Antibiotic in Tropical Forest

Findings may lead to “plant probiotic” and new antibiotics

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October 07 2019

New AI Method May Boost Crohn’s Disease Insight and Improve Treatment

Rutgers-led study uses artificial intelligence to examine genetic signatures of inflammatory bowel illness

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September 29 2019

Gut Check Time

Martin J. Blaser and Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello are investigating the microbiome, the vast constellation of bodily bacteria that regulate our health—and may hold the key to medicine's future

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September 20 2019