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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

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

Rutgers Receives $4 Million as New Hub

New Rutgers Optimizes Innovation Program to integrate university strengths in biomedical sciences and expertise in research commercialization

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

Discovery Could Help Slow Down Progression of Parkinson’s Disease

Rutgers collaborates with Scripps Research hoping to develop new drug treatment

Scientists Discover Genes that Help Harmful Bacteria Thwart Treatment

Two genes may make staph infections resistant to copper, a powerful antibacterial agent

Exploring the Connections Between Air Pollution and TB

Air Pollution and TB: Exploring the Connections

Could Duckweed Feed the World?

Rutgers professor is at the forefront of duckweed farming research

Scientists Use Bear Saliva to Rapidly Test for Antibiotics

The super-fast screening technology could help to discover new treatments

Studying Diverse Populations Can Boost Genetic Discovery, Curb Health Disparities

Most genetic studies include only people of primarily European descent

How a Rutgers Team Is Working to Crack the Coronavirus Code

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

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

Heavy Drinking May Change DNA

Genetic vicious cycle may reinforce risky drinking behavior, Rutgers-led study says

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

Better Biosensor Technology Created for Stem Cells

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

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

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

Red Algae Thrive Despite Ancestor’s Massive Loss of Genes

Study may spawn ways to genetically alter and control red seaweeds

Rutgers Scientists Discover New Role for Sensory Signals in the Brain

Findings could help lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s disease, psychiatric disorders

Bacteria May Travel Thousands of Miles Through the Air Globally

Study could shed light on harmful bacteria that share antibiotic resistance genes

Scientists Discover Key Factors in How Some Algae Harness Solar Energy

Rutgers-led research could help lead to more efficient and affordable algal biofuels

Rutgers Expert Discusses How to Maintain Quality Sleep During the Holiday Travel Season

Rutgers Cancer Institute Researchers Receive $2.3 Million to Combat Common Cancers

Funding supports investigation of cell metabolism and tumor development in common cancers

Intestinal Stem Cell Genes May Link Dietary Fat and Colon Cancer

Rutgers study suggests tie between stem cell behavior and a high fat diet

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

Red Algae Steal Genes from Bacteria to Cope with Environmental Stresses

Research could lead to designer algae that produces fuels and cleanup chemicals

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

New Rutgers researcher brings career expertise to fight against chronic diseases

New Technique Could Help Engineer Polluted Water Filter, Human Tissues

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

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

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