As part of an NIH initiative, Rutgers researchers will provide serologic antibody testing to help determine the incidence and effects of long COVID on children. The testing will be performed in the laboratory of Maria Laura Gennaro, a core faculty member of Rutgers Global Health Institute.
Will Omicron Show Up On Rapid COVID Tests?
Rutgers Global Health Institute principal faculty member Bobby Brooke Herrera spoke with Verywell Health about the use of rapid antigen tests to detect Omicron variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.
Sociologist Gets NIH Funding to Study Links Between Eviction and Mortality
A Rutgers University–Newark sociologist has been awarded a $1.9 million grant to evaluate the effects of pandemic eviction-prevention policies on individual and community mortality.
Bobby Brooke Herrera Joins Rutgers Global Health Institute as Principal Faculty Member
Herrera is a research scientist who studies epidemic viruses and infectious diseases, with a focus on developing diagnostic and therapeutic tools to improve disease outbreak preparedness and response. He is an assistant professor of global health at Rutgers Global Health Institute with joint appointments at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Summer Updates: Rutgers Community Members Discuss Their Global Health Activities
When it comes to global health, there is no off season. This summer, Rutgers faculty, students, and staff have been involved in diverse projects that address health inequities, both in the U.S. and internationally.
Health Fairs Help Meet Diverse Community Needs
Rutgers Global Health Institute has been organizing community-based health fairs in Newark, New Brunswick, Perth Amboy, and Trenton in collaboration with local partners.
Experienced Alumni Discuss Careers Related to Global Health
Three Rutgers graduates who work in media, technology, and community engagement offer insight on professions that incorporate global health.
Rutgers Researchers Will Provide Antibody Testing to Help Study Long COVID in Children
The serological testing will be performed in the laboratory of Maria Laura Gennaro, a professor at New Jersey Medical School’s Public Health Research Institute and a core faculty member of Rutgers Global Health Institute.
Rutgers Giving Day Effort Supports Cancer Care and COVID-19 Response in Africa
On Rutgers Giving Day, a 24-hour fundraising event, Rutgers Global Health Institute raised $25,446 for the Botswana-Rutgers Partnership for Health.
Rutgers Helps Build Resilience in Communities Hard-Hit by COVID-19
A grant from the New Jersey Department of Health is supporting the expansion of Rutgers Global Health Institute’s Equitable Recovery program. Efforts are underway to help underserved communities in Essex, Mercer, and Middlesex counties offer residents accessible COVID-19 vaccination and testing.