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Rutgers Professor Maria Gennaro named 2022 NAI Fellow

Maria Laura ‘Marila’ Gennaro, a professor of medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and a professor of epidemiology at Rutgers School of Public Health, has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow, which is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. The NAI Fellows Program highlights academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.

Office for Research staff with Rutgers 2022 Edison Patent Awards winners

A drone that can fly, float, swim, dive, and transition between air and water in less than a second. Technology that can change the genetic code at the individual base level in a cell or an organism. These two innovations, both invented at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, received 2022 Edison Patent Awards at the Research & Development Council of New Jersey annual banquet on Thursday, Nov. 3.

Lightbulb within a digital circle

A pair of Rutgers startups have received a grant from the New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation, and Technology (CSIT) as part of the organization’s Catalyst Seed Research and Development (R&D) Grant and Clean Tech Seed Grant programs. The program awarded a combined total of just under $4 million in grants to 45 startups in New Jersey, with the goal of supporting the companies’ efforts to advance their technologies closer to the marketplace.