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

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

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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

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August 12 2019

New Technique Could Help Engineer Polluted Water Filter, Human Tissues

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

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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

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July 16 2019

Rutgers Researchers Identify the Origins of Metabolism

Scientists insert synthesized, primordial protein into living cells

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July 01 2019

Studying Diverse Populations Can Boost Genetic Discovery, Curb Health Disparities

Most genetic studies include only people of primarily European descent

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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February 18 2019