When Math Meets Medicine

When Math Meets Medicine

A mathematician may not be an obvious choice when forming partnerships in health-related investigations, but the idea of applying math in ways that impact people’s lives is something that Benedetto Piccoli, an applied mathematics scholar, finds exciting.

Improving TB Treatment—and Survival—in the World’s Poorest Places

Improving TB Treatment—and Survival—in the World’s Poorest Places

Tuberculosis researcher Christopher Vinnard of Rutgers’ Public Health Research Institute is developing a urine test that can pinpoint—easily and resourcefully—the effectiveness of patients’ TB treatment dosages. This new test would be more accessible to clinicians in low-income countries.