Researchers Receive “High Risk-High Payoff” Grant From NSF

Interdisciplinary team receives “high risk-high payoff” grant from NSF

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October 06 2022

How to Stop the Next Pandemic Before It Starts

Rutgers is joining a nationwide project to develop preemptive treatments for viruses that have the potential to become pandemics.

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September 28 2022

CBD Shows Health Benefits in Estrogen-Deficient Mice that Model Postmenopause

Rutgers study shows cannabidiol may be a possible treatment for postmenopausal women

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September 16 2022

Protein That Could Prevent Chemical Warfare Attack Created at Rutgers

A novel protein design could lead to a new generation of defensive biosensors and treatments against weapons of mass destruction.

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September 16 2022

Early Exposure to Antibiotics Can Cause Permanent Asthma and Allergies

Early exposure to antibiotics kills healthy bacteria in the digestive tract and can cause asthma and allergies, a new study demonstrates.

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August 08 2022

Rutgers Scientists Reveal New Evidence of Key Mechanism in Alzheimer’s

A novel study involving human brain cells grown in mice provides insight that could lead to potential therapy

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July 22 2022

Rutgers Scientist Who Researches the Sense of Smell Named Rita Allen Foundation Scholar

Kevin Monahan, an assistant professor in the department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, believes our sense of smell was under-appreciated until people started to lose it during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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July 12 2022

Understanding the Structure of HIV Protein May Lead to Novel Treatments

Rutgers researchers enable visualization of a transient molecule that helps HIV spread

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July 07 2022

Research Reveals Structure of a Human Endogenous Reverse Transcriptase

Research Reveals Structure of a Human Endogenous Reverse Transcriptase

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June 30 2022

Higher Protein Intake While Dieting Leads to Healthier Eating

Rutgers study also finds diets with more protein prevent lean mass loss

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June 24 2022

Vital Cell Machinery Behind the Human Body’s Incorporation of Selenium Seen for the First Time

Research by Rutgers scientist and an international team reveal structures unique in biology

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June 24 2022

Rutgers-Led Team Receives $25 Million to Tackle Debilitating Condition in Late Stages of Cancer

Rutgers Cancer Institute researcher Eileen White leads effort to take on cancer cachexia

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June 24 2022

Discovery Paves Way for More Sustainable Crop Cultivation Methods

Rutgers researchers have discovered that nitrogen-fixing bacteria hidden within leaf cells could lead to more efficient and sustainable methods of crop cultivation.

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June 09 2022

Stem Cells Either Overproduce or Underproduce Brain Cells in Autism Patients

Irregular production of brain cells may lead to autism spectrum disorder, a Rutgers study finds

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June 09 2022

Rutgers Researcher Uses Genomics and Gene Editing to Help Save Coral Reefs

A Rutgers researcher who seeks to save dying coral reefs will examine their genetic makeup to try to pinpoint the genes involved in coral bleaching caused by climate change.

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May 12 2022

Recent Tischfield lab publication has wider implications to understand brain waste clearance and neurocognitive deficits

Research findings from Max Tischfield and his team of researchers revealed that craniosynostosis is associated with defects in the ability of meningeal lymphatic vessels to grow and remodel, which may have larger implications in understanding brain waste clearance and neurocognitive deficits.

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April 20 2022

Graduate Student Spotlight: Samuel Adeleye

Meet Samuel Adeleye, a member of the Yadavalli Lab and a current Ph.D. candidate in the Microbiology and Molecular Genetics program. He is from Ondo State, Nigeria, studying the basis of bacterial response to environmental stressors at a molecular level. Learn more about his path to Rutgers and his research background!

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April 20 2022

Bonnie Firestein Named AIMBE Fellow

Bonnie Firestein was named an American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Fellow. As an AIMBE fellow, she is recognized as one of the top 2% of medical and biological engineers.

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April 20 2022

Landmark Study Reveals Clearest Genetic Signals Yet for Schizophrenia Risk

This and another large genetic study, just published in Nature, point to similar genes and biological mechanisms that start to hone in on the root causes of the severe psychiatric disorder

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April 20 2022

Kisspeptin: A New Drug to Treat Liver Disease?

Rutgers researchers discover hormone has therapeutic effects on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in mouse study

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April 12 2022

Once Called Cellular Debris, Tiny Bubbles May Play Key Role in Understanding, Treating Diseases

Rutgers researchers used roundworms to discover extracellular vesicles carry RNA-binding proteins

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April 01 2022

Rutgers Microbiologists’ Research Subject of Feature-Length Documentary

“The Invisible Extinction” chronicles the pioneering work of globetrotting microbiome researchers Martin Blaser and Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello

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March 24 2022

New Research Sheds Light on Causes of Reproductive Disorders, Infertility, Miscarriage, Birth Defects

Researchers at Rutgers University, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Rockefeller University, and Cornell University are teaming up to examine how the processes that regulate gene expression and chromosome behaviors can lead to health issues, including cancer, birth defects, miscarriage, and infertility.

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March 23 2022

Novel RNA Research, Invention, and Startup Born at Rutgers University Receives $75 Million in Series A Funding

A Rutgers professor’s novel research into targeting and silencing defective, disease-causing RNA molecules has led to the launch of Ceptur Therapeutics, a startup that has raised $75 million in Series A funding.

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February 10 2022

Rutgers University Invited to Join Highly Competitive Global Scholars Program 2022

Industry-Academia Collaboration Aims to Advance Innovative Biomedical Research and Drug Discovery, Improve Patients’ Lives

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February 03 2022

Twelve Rutgers Professors Named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

They are among 564 scientists, engineers and innovators recognized for their achievements

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January 27 2022

New Study Sheds Light on Origins of Life on Earth

A Rutgers-led team has discovered the structures of proteins that may be responsible for the origins of life in the primordial soup of ancient Earth.

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January 18 2022

CBN Assistant Professors Max Tischfield and Rafiq Huda receive Brain and Behavior Research Foundation’s Young Investigator Award

Rafiq Huda and Max Tischfield were both awarded the Young Investigator Awards by the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. This award supports early-career scientists in neuroscience.

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December 15 2021

Rutgers and Tel Aviv University Enter Partnership to Boost Research Collaboration

Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway and Ariel Porat, president of Tel Aviv University, signed a memorandum of understanding that will further the collaboration between the two research universities.

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November 23 2021

COVID-19 Testing Kits Also Can Measure Oral Microbiome in Saliva

Rutgers study can help lung health in people with COVID-19

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November 22 2021

Combining Ancient and Modern Medicine, Scientists Use Cupping to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccine in Lab Tests

Rutgers researchers studying COVID-19 have created a new way to deliver DNA molecules into skin cells, using a suction technique similar to the ancient healing practice of cupping that increases blood circulation and promotes healing.

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November 10 2021

Research Delivers New Hope for Epilepsy Patients

New diagnostic model can determine if patients will respond to treatment with 80 percent accuracy

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October 22 2021

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