With Lyme disease season now beginning, doctors are urged to consider Lyme disease as the underlying cause when presented with skin lesions that resemble conditions such as contact dermatitis, lupus, common skin infections, or insect or spider...
4/16/2013 12:00 PM EDT
Research suggests a new immunology frontier with evidence that blood contains 1,000's of autoantibodies that bind specifically to antigens from all over the body, clear cellular debris from injury and disease and vary by age, gender and disease...
4/9/2013 2:00 PM EDT
A team led by Sean Ekins at Collaborative Drug Discovery in Burlingame, Cal., and Joel Freundlich at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School has trained computers to sift through drug libraries and pick out...
3/20/2013 12:00 PM EDT
An anti-atherosclerosis drug greatly reduced blood-brain barrier (BBB) leaks in animal models with diabetes and hypercholesterolemia and linked BBB permeability with amyloid peptide deposits at the site of early Alzheimer's pathology.
3/11/2013 2:50 PM EDT
A UMDNJ biochemist has received a $1.5 million NIH grant for research into the molecular mechanisms that can control or change the steps involved in the transcription initiation in mitochondrial gene expression.
2/28/2013 3:20 PM EST
UMDNJ Peer Support Helpline for Mothers of Children with Special Needs Announces Statewide Expansion
Partnership with Department of Children and Families broadens reach of Mom2Mom
peer support program to all New Jersey families with special needs children.
2/6/2013 11:35 AM EST
The Biomarker Discovery Center at UMDNJ-SOM has received a $799,800 grant from the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation to develop a blood test that can diagnose mild cognitive impairment caused by early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.
1/24/2013 5:05 PM EST
A research team led by Arkady Mustaev, PhD, of the Public Health Research Institute (PHRI) at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School, has published a study posted online by the Journal of Biological...
1/15/2013 10:45 AM EST
To help children avoid the physical and mental consequences of sexual abuse, an internationally known child advocate and expert in prevention and treatment provides personal space and privacy messages pediatricians and parents can use.
2/8/2013 10:45 AM EST
The unseen emotional aftershocks of Hurricane Sandy may linger for children who were in the storm's path. A noted psychologist discusses why children may experience PTSD and how parents and caregivers can help.
11/6/2012 10:25 AM EST
10/11/2012 11:20 AM EDT
UMDNJ's FXB Center Experts Showcase Its Success in Helping African Countries Stem HIV @ This Week's AIDS Conference
7/23/2012 10:00 AM EDT
7/12/2012 12:25 PM EDT
Bullying doesn't stop at the schoolyard gate. It happens wherever kids gather, including summer camp or online. Citing new CDC statistics, Dr. Jennifer Caudle of UMDNJ-SOM advises parents on helping kids cope with bullying.
7/5/2012 4:25 PM EDT
With backyard, beach and BBQ season beginning, a family physician from UMDNJ is advising that SLoW (Sunscreen and Lots of Water) is the way to go for a healthy summer season.
5/24/2012 6:50 PM EDT
Drs. Martin Finkel and Esther Deblinger, co-founders of the CARES Institute at UMDNJ, are available to discuss child sexual abuse, the "stranger danger" myth and how parents can protect their children from becoming victims.
11/15/2011 3:00 PM EST