Rutgers Advances Research and Medical Education in Partnership With the HUB

A new Rutgers Translational Research facility and a new Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School home will be cornerstones of the NJ Innovation & Technology HUB.

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September 09 2021

Immune Response to COVID-19 May Be Proportional to Illness Severity, Duration

People with severe or prolonged COVID-19 achieve the highest antibody levels, Rutgers study finds

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August 19 2021

Babies at Risk for Diabetes May Have Microbiota Restored

Maternal microbiota transplant may help restore key gut microorganisms, Rutgers study finds

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July 21 2021

Antibiotics in Early Life Could Affect Brain Development

Exposure to antibiotics in utero or after birth could lead to brain disorders in later childhood

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July 14 2021

Black, Latinx People Confident in COVID-19 Safety Precautions but Skeptical About Vaccines

A Rutgers study finds vaccine campaigns in Black and Latinx communities depend on transparent information and building on trusted relationships

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July 14 2021

New Study Sheds Light on Evolution of Photosynthesis

A Rutgers-led study sheds new light on the evolution of photosynthesis in plants and algae, which could help to improve crop production.

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June 29 2021

RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Break Ground on Jack and Sheryl Morris Cancer Center

The Jack and Sheryl Morris Cancer Center will house inpatient, outpatient and ancillary services, as well as state-of-the-art laboratories where research faculty can provide hands-on educational opportunities for students, and enable physician-scientists to translate scientific findings directly to patients.

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June 25 2021

Beneficial Bacteria Can Be Restored to C-Section Babies at Birth

Babies born by cesarean section don’t have the same healthy bacteria as those born vaginally, but a Rutgers-led study for the first time finds that these natural bacteria can be restored.

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June 18 2021

Rutgers Commits to Equity in STEMM Disciplines

The STEMM Equity Achievement (SEA) Change initiative supports institutions as they identify and address barriers for those excluded or marginalized in the STEMM fields based on their gender, race, ethnicity, disability or other aspects.

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May 12 2021

International Organization Honors Renowned Rutgers Microbiologist

Martin J. Blaser recognized for career-long focus on the microbiome’s effect on human health

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May 12 2021

Symbiotic Bacteria In Root Cells May Be Key To Producing Better Crops, Rutgers Study Finds

Researchers say the microbiome of plants is important for plant cell development and nutrient supply.

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May 12 2021

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