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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.

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

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

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

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.

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 Scientists Discover New Role for Sensory Signals in the Brain

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

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

Understanding "Chemo Brain" in Children

Understanding ‘Chemo Brain’ in Children: Researchers Secure $4.6 Million NIH Grant to Identify Those at Risk

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

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

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

Rutgers Researchers Identify the Origins of Metabolism

Scientists insert synthesized, primordial protein into living cells

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

“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

New Technique Could Help Engineer Polluted Water Filter, Human Tissues

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

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

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

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

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