Rutgers Global Health Institute’s Botswana team was selected to receive up to $25,000 in grant funding for its “Improving Timely Access to Care for Women with Advanced Stage Breast Cancer in Botswana” research study.
Every year, millions of people in developing countries die from tropical infectious diseases. Rutgers scientists are leading an effort to help researchers in these countries discover botanical compounds with medicinal potential.
Rutgers researchers are developing a broad-spectrum vaccine that could save hundreds of thousands of lives.
Investigators at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey found that black pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma have significantly worse overall survival rates after five years than white patients.
In Jharkhand, India, years of deficient rainfall have resulted in drought, leading to crop failure, food insecurity, and diminished livelihoods.This study is investigating the potential of indigenous foods in contributing to dietary diversity and nutritional value to improve food security in Jharkhand’s vulnerable tribal communities.
Meet Mark Robson, a core faculty member who studies environmental exposures to agricultural chemicals and their effects on rural populations, especially farmers and their children.
Adults are increasingly affected by progressive vision loss by age 65. Disparities in this health realm have broadened worldwide, but influencing factors are underexplored. School of Engineering faculty member Maribel Vazquez is investigating how emerging technologies—such as biomaterials, nanoscience, and microtechnologies—can work together to help address this inequity.
A step toward improving breast cancer prevention and control in Tobago, this project, led by School of Public Health assistant professor Adana Llanos and colleague Wayne Warner, involves the collection and analysis of detailed breast cancer surveillance and epidemiologic data.
Climate change and large-scale disasters continue to wreak havoc worldwide. Core faculty member Kevin Lyons contributes his expertise in supply chain management to solve mounting challenges that affect the health of people everywhere.
Launched last fall at a Rutgers health clinic that serves the city’s homeless and indigent residents, the Health Passport to Healthy Living program encourages patients to actively track their health status using personal “passports.” Robert Wood Johnson Medical School faculty and students are leading this initiative.