The method could lead to a safe and effective aerosol vaccine to prevent COVID-19 and to treat other respiratory infections, investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School have found. In their study, the researchers found that targeted delivery to the lungs may have advantages over other vaccines and therapeutic treatments because they arrive directly at the site of the infection. More.
Seven schools in New Jersey placed in the Top 100 nationally on the most recent Social Mobility Index — a rating that measures the extent to which a college or university enrolls economically disadvantaged students (with family incomes below the national median) and helps them graduate into good-paying jobs. RU-Newark was tops among the Jersey schools and 21st nationally. More.
Successful diabetes management may soon begin closer to home – with the help of easily accessible, online interactive learning – thanks to a new RU-Camden research project, which teaches family members communication strategies to help their loved ones manage Type 2 diabetes successfully. More.
Researchers will enroll up to 10,000 participants throughout New Jersey, with a focus on minority and low-income individuals and diverse immigrant groups, as well as factors related to the COVID-19 pandemic. More.