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

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.

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

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

How a Rutgers Team Is Working to Crack the Coronavirus Code

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

Newly Renovated Research Tower Unveiled

Rutgers University’s Office for Research Unveils Newly Renovated Research Tower Housing Core Services

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

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

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

New Rutgers researcher brings career expertise to fight against chronic diseases

Antibiotics in Early Life Could Affect Brain Development

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Better Biosensor Technology Created for Stem Cells

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

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

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

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.