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Graduate research scientist at Rutgers University in Newark receives honors

Neuroscientist Dr. Mariano Belluscio of Rutgers University is one of 10 2008 Pew Latin American Fellows in Biomedical Sciences awarded by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Launched in 1991, the Pew Latin American Fellows Program in Biomedical Sciences helps develop highly trained Latin American scientist...

F.M. Kirby Foundation awards $750,000 grant to Rutgers College of Nursing

(NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 11, 2008) The F.M. Kirby Foundation of Morristown, N.J., awarded a $750,000 grant to the College of Nursing at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, to support the education of 10 doctoral fellows who are New Jersey residents. The grant will also fund the work of a f...

2 Rutgers NJ Collaborative Center for Nursing directors edits research book

(NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 5, 2008) Two directors from the New Jersey Collaborative Center for Nursing based at the College of Nursing at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, have edited a book to help nurse leaders and researchers to successfully translate evidence-based research into health po...

NIH awards Rutgers Cell and DNA Repository $57.8M

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. The Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository (RUCDR) has received two major awards worth more than $57.8 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). One will fund genetic studies of mental disorders and the other will support investigations into the causes of diges...

NYU, Rutgers study shows how using mental strategies can alter the brain's reward circuitry

The cognitive strategies humans use to regulate emotions can determine both neurological and physiological responses to potential rewards, a team of New York University and Rutgers University neuroscientists has discovered. The findings, reported in the most recent issue of the journal Nature Neu...

The Healthcare Foundation of NJ awards grant to Rutgers College of Nursing's Rachel Jones

(NEWARK, N.J., June 3, 2008) The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey awarded a one year $154,400 grant to Rachel Jones, a Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member, to create a series of 12 videos aimed at reducing HIV risk sexual behavior among young urban women. The creation of the new vide...

2 Rutgers College of Nursing Ph.D students to receive FNSNA Fellowships

(NEWARK, N.J., May 22, 2008) The Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association (FNSNA) awarded its $7,500 Promise of Nursing for New Jersey Regional Faculty Fellowships to two Rutgers College of Nursing doctoral students, Donna Ho-Shing and Stephanie Turrise. The fellowship will help H...

The Zonta Club of Essex County honors Rutgers College of Nursing's Rachel Jones

(NEWARK, N.J., March 25, 2008) The Zonta Club of Essex County is honoring Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member Rachel Jones as its Woman of the Year for her HIV/AIDS research at its Annual Scholarship Brunch at the Sheraton Newark Airport on April 27. Zonta Club of Essex County, a Zonta I...

Julia Quinlan to present awards at a conference hosted by Rutgers College of Nursing

(NEWARK, N.J., March 18, 2008) Julia Duane Quinlan, mother of Karen Ann Quinlan, whose legal battle to remove her daughter from a respirator changed the use of life-support for the dying, will present the second annual Joe and Julia Quinlan Award to Dr. John Gregory from Overlook Hospital, Summit...

NJSNA honors Rutgers College of Nursing's Linda Flynn for excellence in research

(NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 28, 2008) New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) awarded its 2008 C.A.R.E. (Clinical Practice Administration Research Education) Award for Excellence in Research to Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member Linda Flynn. Flynn, assistant professor at the College of Nurs...
Rutgers in Medical Technology

Raydiance Collaborates With Rutgers University and Nation's Largest Tissue Bank to Develop Innovative Tissue Processing Approaches

Scientists Leveraging Precision and Power of Raydiance USP Laser Platform to Separate Skin Layers Without Collateral Damage; Decontaminate Tissue; Speed Tissue Cleaning Initial Proof of Concept Testing Successful During Feasibility Trials PETALUMA, Calif. and NEW BR...

TYRX Presents Early Clinical Results from AIGISRX(TM) Antibacterial Envelope Retrospective Registry

...ancing led by Clarus Ventures and co-led by Pappas Ventures. TYRX products utilize novel biomaterials, including technology licensed exclusively from rutgers , The State University of New Jersey. Additionally, TYRX has exclusively licensed from Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas M. D...

One Step Closer: Novel Opioid Receptor Compound in Phase I Clinical Trials

...gery from the University of California-Los Angeles ) to better living at home (plexiglass from McGill University , a Kentucky bluegrass hybrid from rutgers , and even television's V-Chip from Simon Fraser University ), among others. Founded in the 1990s, Rensselaer's Office of Technology Commerciali...

42 Top U.S. Scientists and Specialists Explore Cutting-Edge Innovations to Defend America From Dangerous Zoonotic Diseases

...tate and federal officials, and private sector specialists. Among the universities were Harvard , Georgetown, Johns Hopkins , Columbia , Purdue , rutgers , Texas A&M and Minnesota. National laboratories included Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, Sandia and Pacific Northwest. Also represented were th...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Address a Congressional Briefing on Paralysis Research and the Spinal Cord Injury Community at 'Working 2 Walk' in Washington, DC, April 13-15, 2008

...apeutic interventions. Dr. Hurtt will be joined by Dr. Damien Pearse of the Miami Project, Dr. Stephen Davies, University of Colorado, Dr. Wise Young, rutgers University and Dr. Simon Archibald, Integra LifeSciences. Dr. Hurtt commented, "As we continue to develop CETHRIN with the aim of providing a first-...

Surgex(TM) Becomes the First and Only BSCG (Banned Substance Control Group) Certified Product Which is Clinically Proven Effective in Sports Recovery and Performance

...nal set of results from Millennium's sponsored Division 1 Football trial at rutgers University have shown that Surgex(TM) had a significant effect on recovery ..., and banned substances. In double blind placebo controlled trials at the rutgers University Human Performance Lab Surgex(TM) significantly outperformed lead...
Rutgers in Medical Dictionary

Shellfish

...nd ecological values. ... Maps of Shellfish Classifications of New Jersey's Coastal Waters. Historic log of Shellfish Classification Charts at rutgers Environmental Digital ... Allergic reactions to fish and shellfish are commonly reported in both adults ... How to Read a Label for a Shellfish...
Rutgers in Biological News

No helicopter moms among Rutgers mutant mice

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. First, he discovered a gene that controls innate fear in animals. Now Rutgers geneticist Gleb Shumyatsky has shown that the same gene promotes "helicopter mom" behavior in mice. The gene, known as stathmin or oncoprotein 18, motivates female animals to protect newborn pups and...

$3.2M for Rutgers to apply biology, engineering, physical sciences toward stem cells

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. Rutgers University has received a $3.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to apply engineering, physical science and mathematical disciplines to stem cell research. In funding 70 doctoral fellowships, the program can equip experts in fields such as cell a...

Homeland Security awards 2 grants to Rutgers for nuclear threat detection

New Brunswick, N.J. The National Science Foundation (NSF), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has awarded Rutgers University two grants to lead research on detecting smuggled nuclear materials. The work aims to thwart terrorists from using such materials to deve...

USDA Cooperative Agreement funds mosquito project at Rutgers

New Brunswick, NJThe Center for Vector Biology at Rutgers New Jersey Experiment Station (NJAES) is a major partner in a recent USDA Cooperative Agreement aimed at using integrated pest management (IPM) techniques to suppress the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) across the country. The $3.8 ...

FDA approves first medical device using rutgers biomaterial

Rutgers scientists and TyRx Pharma, Inc., have announced the Food and Drug Administration's clearance of a new medical device for hernia repair that incorporates a biodegradable technology developed at the university. This action signals a paradigm shift in the application of biomaterials from perm...

Researchers develop 'brain-reading' methods

...termine what specific mental tasks were taking place prior to the point of conscious awareness. That has changed with the findings of scientists at rutgers University in Newark and the University of California, Los Angeles who have developed a highly accurate way to peer into the brain to uncover a person...

Salt marshes: A natural and unnatural history

..., consequences of human neglect and thoughtless development, and insight into how these wetlands recover. Weis, professor of biological sciences at rutgers University, Newark, and Butler, nature writer and photographer, shed ample light on the human impact of the marsh lands. SALT MARSHES includes chapter...

Rutgers research tackles childhood epilepsy

... NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. rutgers researchers have discovered a potential new way to treat childhood epilepsy using a widely available therapeutic drug. rutgers neuroscientist Gabriella D'Arcangelo and her colleagues have published thei...

Seventy-three scientists elected to the American Academy of Microbiology

...rtson, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia Leslie A. Schiff, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Konstantin V. Severinov, rutgers State University, Piscataway, NJ Phillip D. Smith, University of Alabama at Birmingham Stanley M. Spinola, Indiana University Medical Center, Indi...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

...kely friendship between a 94-year-old retired scientist and a biochemist at rutgers University has lead to the revival of a World War II-era research program t...tudy the plants. Armed with public and private funding, a biochemist at rutgers is now resurrecting this research project. University scientists have alrea...
Rutgers in Biological Technology

Cleveland Clinic and Rutgers to Lead Newly Formed Institute for War Wounded

Armed Forces Institute for Regenerative Medicine to Develop Therapies for Critically Injured Service Members CLEVELAND, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic and Rutgers University are leading one of two civilian research consortia to develop innovative medical therapies f...

WellGen, Inc. Launches Te Ame(TM) Nutritional Supplements With Proven Health Benefits of Proprietary Black Tea Extract

...Gen's laboratories at the Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies in North Brunswick, New Jersey, in the Human Performance Laboratory at rutgers University , and at university and private research centers across the country. Dr. Nancy Rawson, Chief Scientific Officer of WellGen, said, "Our...

Nanophysicists find unexpected magnetic effect

...e, just as she had seen in Spain." Co-authors Joaqun Fernndez-Rossier and Juan Jos Palacios, both of the University of Alicante, and David Jacob of rutgers University. provided a theoretical framework to help explain the unexpected effect. Natelson said the team's discovery is yet another example of the u...

Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository Adopts BioLife Solutions CryoStor(TM) as Standard Biopreservation Media

...ls, tissues, and organs, today announced that the rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository (RUCDR), the w...olifesolutions.com . About RUCDR: rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository (RUCDR) is led...tory in the world, located on the Busch Campus of rutgers University , Piscataway, New Jersey. For more info...

Agendia Presents Data Supporting MammaPrint's Predictive and Prognostic Power at 2009 St. Gallen Breast Cancer Conference

...ognosis Prediction: MammaPrint on Core-needle biopsies F. de Snoo, A. Glas, A. Floore, J. Mayordomo, A. Modollel, C. Rolfo, LJ van 't Veer, E. rutgers , S. Rodenhuis, and R. Bender. Thursday, 12 March 2009 Poster 0075 Use of the Genomic Test MammaPrint in Daily Clinical Practice ...

Agendia Appoints Seasoned Diagnostics Executive Albert A. Luderer to Supervisory Board

...pany Ciba Corning (now Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics). Dr. Luderer holds a Bachelor of Arts from Drew University and an M.S. and Ph.D. from rutgers University where he was a National Science Foundation pre-doctoral fellow. About Agendia Agendia is at the forefront of the personalize...

Frontage Laboratories Continues to Grow Its China Business and Add Corporate Financial, Regulatory and Clinical Pharmacology Talent

...uding the oversight of all clinical trials, project management, and project profitability. He is a Certified Public Accountant, received his BA from rutgers University and his MBA from Pace University . Biography - Dr. Derek Zhang Dr. Zhang has 10 years of combined experience in the areas of drug ...

Savient Announces Appointment of David Gionco as Chief Financial Officer

...uditing experience with a major public accounting firm. Mr. Gionco holds a B.S. in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University and an MBA from rutgers University . ABOUT SAVIENT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Savient Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in developing and distribu...

Artemis Health Hires Richard Rava, Ph.D., as Senior Vice President of Research and Development

...60 papers in peer-reviewed scientific publications and is an author on over 30 issued U.S. patents. He received his B.A. and Ph.D., in chemistry from rutgers University . "Artemis Health is the only company focused exclusively on the development of non-invasive prenatal tests to determine genetic abn...

Amicus Therapeutics Adds Sol J. Barer, Ph.D. to Board of Directors

..., Technology, from 1987 to 1991. Dr. Barer is on the Board of Trustees of rutgers University , Board of Directors of PhRMA, serves on the Board of Trustees o...ence and Technology. Dr. Barer received a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from rutgers University . About Amicus Therapeutics Amicus Therapeutics is a b...
Rutgers in Biological Definition

Eugenics

... J. Gould, The mismeasure of man (New York: Norton, 1981). Mark Haller, Eugenics: Hereditarian attitudes in American thought (New Brunswick, NJ: rutgers University Press, 1963). Daniel Kevles, In the name of eugenics: Genetics and the uses of human heredity (New York: Knopf, 1985). Stefan Khl, T...
Rutgers in Biological Dictionary

Electromagnetic energy

...gy across empty space. ... How much electromagnetic energy per cubic meter is contained in sunlight if the ... The Electromagnetic Spectrum. rutgers University Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences ... Regions of the Electromagnetic spectrum. Blackbody Radiation ... Medium for transmitting ...
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