A team of Rutgers researchers merged their ideas and technology with the support of research mentors to get the needed funds for developing a novel device capable of detecting the presence of viruses like SARS-CoV-2 in one’s breath.
Internationally renowned Rutgers University scientist and former director of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Joachim Messing, was posthumously honored as this year’s recipient of the Science and Technology Medal from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey for his groundbreaking work in shotgun DNA sequencing.
A Rutgers scientist has invented an early treatment for COVID-19 to prevent severe complications and hospitalizations in patients with prediabetes or diabetes mellitus using a novel ecological approach focused on managing the gut microbiota.
The pioneering researcher who led the development of the first approved coronavirus saliva test died unexpectedly on Saturday.
Stephen K. Burley, University Professor and Henry Rutgers Chair, has been named Fellow of the American Crystallographic Association (ACA), a distinction awarded to members by their peers for demonstrating a high level of excellence in scientific research, teaching, service, leadership and personal engagement in the broader world of crystallography and science
Rutgers University Molecular Imaging Center (RUMIC) director Edward Yurkow, PhD, received a $75,000 grant from the Irving and Doris Gamow Stem Cell Research Foundation (Gamow Foundation) to help unlock further understanding of the human eye and the effects adult stem cells may have in the treatment of specific conditions. Yurkow’s research is entitled Evaluating the Effects of Human Placental Extract on Corneal Damage in a Three-dimensional Human Corneal Culture System: Optimization of Tissue Damage Methods & Culture Conditions.