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

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

Meet Lori Covey, Division Dean of Life Sciences

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

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

Discovery Could Help Slow Down Progression of Parkinson’s Disease

Rutgers collaborates with Scripps Research hoping to develop new drug treatment

Antibiotic Exposure in Children Under Age 2 Associated with Chronic Conditions

Children who take antibiotics early in life are at risk of combinations of health conditions, particularly when given multiple prescriptions, says Rutgers researcher

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

Humble Pond Plant Duckweed May Help Researchers to Develop Better Crops

Rutgers-led study puts the spotlight back on the rapidly growing aquatic species

Seizures During Menstrual Cycle Linked to Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

Study finds surprising connection in some women with genetic generalized epilepsy

How a Rutgers Team Is Working to Crack the Coronavirus Code

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

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

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

Research Delivers New Hope for Epilepsy Patients

New diagnostic model can determine if patients will respond to treatment with 80 percent accuracy

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

Why People Overuse Antibiotics

A Rutgers study examining global misuse of antibiotics highlights the need for physician and patient education

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.

“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

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

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.

Scientists Discover Genes that Help Harmful Bacteria Thwart Treatment

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

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

Rutgers Advances Research and Medical Education in Partnership With the HUB

A new Rutgers Translational Research facility and a new Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School home will be cornerstones of the NJ Innovation & Technology HUB.