How a Rutgers Team Is Working to Crack the Coronavirus Code

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

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

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

November 19 2019

Exploring the Connections Between Air Pollution and TB

Air Pollution and TB: Exploring the Connections

November 18 2019

Better Biosensor Technology Created for Stem Cells

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

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

November 04 2019

Could Duckweed Feed the World?

Rutgers professor is at the forefront of duckweed farming research

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

October 30 2019

Red Algae Thrive Despite Ancestor’s Massive Loss of Genes

Study may spawn ways to genetically alter and control red seaweeds

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

October 09 2019

Scientists Discover New Antibiotic in Tropical Forest

Findings may lead to “plant probiotic” and new antibiotics

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

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

September 20 2019

Rutgers Alumnus Leads Charge to Find Cure for Diabetes

Aaron Kowalski is the first person living with type 1 diabetes to lead the world’s largest nonprofit funder of diabetes research

September 10 2019

Scientists Discover Key Factors in How Some Algae Harness Solar Energy

Rutgers-led research could help lead to more efficient and affordable algal biofuels

August 12 2019

New Technique Could Help Engineer Polluted Water Filter, Human Tissues

Rutgers-led team’s protein patterns look like flowers, trees, snowflakes

July 23 2019

Red Algae Steal Genes from Bacteria to Cope with Environmental Stresses

Research could lead to designer algae that produces fuels and cleanup chemicals

July 16 2019

Rutgers Researchers Identify the Origins of Metabolism

Scientists insert synthesized, primordial protein into living cells

July 01 2019

Studying Diverse Populations Can Boost Genetic Discovery, Curb Health Disparities

Most genetic studies include only people of primarily European descent

June 18 2019

Martin J. Blaser to Receive Robert Koch Gold Medal for Contribution to Medicine

Rutgers researcher honored for work on gut bacteria and the global consequences of antibiotic overuse

June 13 2019

Targeting Key Gene Could Help Lead to Down Syndrome Treatment

Rutgers-led team uses stem cell-based disease models to pinpoint gene linked to impaired memory in Down syndrome

May 22 2019

Rutgers Scientists Discover New Role for Sensory Signals in the Brain

Findings could help lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s disease, psychiatric disorders

April 10 2019

Bacteria May Travel Thousands of Miles Through the Air Globally

Study could shed light on harmful bacteria that share antibiotic resistance genes

March 24 2019

More Vitamin D May Improve Memory but Too Much May Slow Reaction Time

Rutgers-led study of post-menopausal women finds potential risks and benefits

March 13 2019

The Climate Change Within: Missing Microbes and the Evolution of the Microbiome

New Rutgers researcher brings career expertise to fight against chronic diseases

February 26 2019

Two Rutgers Professors Elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors

Jeffrey D. Laskin and Thomas Nosker among first to be honored for fostering innovation, mentoring tomorrow's inventors

February 18 2019

Scientists Discover Genes that Help Harmful Bacteria Thwart Treatment

Two genes may make staph infections resistant to copper, a powerful antibacterial agent

February 07 2019

Scientists Use Bear Saliva to Rapidly Test for Antibiotics

The super-fast screening technology could help to discover new treatments

February 07 2019

Heavy Drinking May Change DNA

Genetic vicious cycle may reinforce risky drinking behavior, Rutgers-led study says

January 28 2019

Molecular Machinery That Makes Potent Antibiotic Revealed After Decades of Research

Discovery by Rutgers and other scientists could lead to new antibiotics and anticancer drugs

January 16 2019

Discovery Could Help Slow Down Progression of Parkinson’s Disease

Rutgers collaborates with Scripps Research hoping to develop new drug treatment

January 16 2019

Rutgers-Led Team Launches Science and Medicine Research Initiative to Transform Health Care in New Jersey

Leaders from health care, pharma, public policy and government discuss plans to hasten clinical trials, develop new therapies and train a new scientific workforce in the Garden State

January 16 2019

Two Compounds in Coffee May Team Up to Fight Parkinson's

Caffeine plus another compound in coffee beans’ waxy coating may protect against brain degeneration, Rutgers study finds

December 10 2018