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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

Harmful Microbes Found on Sewer Pipe Walls

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

Rutgers Researchers Identify the Origins of Metabolism

Scientists insert synthesized, primordial protein into living cells

Vitamin D Regulates Calcium in Intestine Differently Than Previously Thought

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

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

Discovery Could Help Slow Down Progression of Parkinson’s Disease

Rutgers collaborates with Scripps Research hoping to develop new drug treatment

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

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.

Meet Lori Covey, Division Dean of Life Sciences

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

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

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

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