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.
Rutgers Around the World Podcast Features Core Faculty Member Joachim Sackey
The nutritional epidemiologist discusses food insecurity from multiple perspectives, including different definitions of the term, its social and environmental influences, and the related global disparities.
Rutgers Is Awarded $20 Million to Lead Consortium of Seven Universities and Eight Nations to Curb Tuberculosis
New Jersey Medical School will coordinate a worldwide effort to stop one of the deadliest infectious diseases from spreading.
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.
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.
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.