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“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

Rutgers Board of Governors Approves Asset Purchase Agreement for RUCDR Infinite Biologics

Covid-19 Research and Innovation

Rutgers Scientists Discover New Role for Sensory Signals in the Brain

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

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

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

Discovery Could Help Slow Down Progression of Parkinson’s Disease

Rutgers collaborates with Scripps Research hoping to develop new drug treatment

Bacteria May Travel Thousands of Miles Through the Air Globally

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

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

Scientists Use Bear Saliva to Rapidly Test for Antibiotics

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

Harmful Microbes Found on Sewer Pipe Walls

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

New Technique Could Help Engineer Polluted Water Filter, Human Tissues

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

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 Receives $4 Million as New Hub

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

Heavy Drinking May Change DNA

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

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 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

Scientists Discover Key Factors in How Some Algae Harness Solar Energy

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

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

Rutgers Fast-Tracks Clinical Trial for Drug Combination to Treat Coronavirus

Clinical trial for drug combination to treat coronavirus is fast-tracked by Rutgers

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

Red Algae Steal Genes from Bacteria to Cope with Environmental Stresses

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

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 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 Researchers Identify the Origins of Metabolism

Scientists insert synthesized, primordial protein into living cells

How a Rutgers Team Is Working to Crack the Coronavirus Code

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

Better Biosensor Technology Created for Stem Cells

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

Intestinal Stem Cell Genes May Link Dietary Fat and Colon Cancer

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

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

Studying Diverse Populations Can Boost Genetic Discovery, Curb Health Disparities

Most genetic studies include only people of primarily European descent

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

Rutgers Alumnus Leads Charge to Find Cure for Diabetes

Aaron Kowalski is the first person living with type 1 diabetes to lead the world’s largest nonprofit funder of diabetes research