Student Information
Student Application Deadline:
5:00pm, Mon., April 29, 2019

Note: Signatures are not required for submission of applications. Signatures from Dr. Hill and mentors are required when accepted to participate in the program.

Requirements: SSRP Kick-off on Friday, May 31, 2019-12pm/Lab & Biosafety Training 1:30pm

Program Start date: Monday, June 3, 2019

Poster Symposium: Wednesday, July 24, 2019-8:30am

2019 APPROVED RESEARCH PROJECTS
2019 SSRP Student Application

 

REVISED APPLICATION PROCESS AS FOLLOWS:

 

EVALUATION CRITERIA:

This is a competitive program with a limited number of stipend funded projects. Students are required to complete an application, attach a copy current CV and include a brief statement indicating any prior research experience and state how it relates to the current project.  Completed applications should be submitted to Ms. Giovanna Comer, Research Office, MSB, F607, Newark.  The documents will be forwarded to the Faculty Mentor for review. If the student has met the qualifications for the project he/she will be contacted by the Faculty Mentor to schedule an interview. This process could take 2-3 weeks for completion. Students are encourage to call or email Faculty Mentor if they have any questions relating to current projects.

NOTE:   Stipend support is available for a limited number of research projects. Stipend support is also reserved for 1st, and 2nd year medical students.. Undergraduate students in the combined BS/MD program may participate as a volunteer or thru work-study while fulfilling their credit requirements.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

  • All students participating are required to take Laboratory/Biological/BBP Safety Training.  Dr. Jessica McCormick, Senior Biosafety Office at the Office of Rutgers Environmental Health & Safety will advise on training requirements Rutgers Environmental Health & Safety Office
  • All students are required to submit an abstract summarizing their research and present their abstract/poster during the SSRP Poster Symposium.  

  • Students must be in good academic standing to participate. 
  • Projects are to be carried out during an eight-week period in which the students must not have any other academic activities. Students cannot participate in this program while performing another full-time program sponsored by the New Jersey Medical School.

 

NJMS RESEARCH-SSRP STIPEND FUNDED PROJECTS

 

 
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1   Sophie Astrof, PhD Cell Biology Genetic and molecular mechanisms of congenital heart disease Lab
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Ping-Hsin Chen, PhD Family Medicine A domestic violence intervention program for women and children Clinical
3

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Alice Chu, MD Orthopaedics Therapeutic and diagnostic modalities for children with neuromuscular upper extremity dysfunction Clinical
4   Mariana De Lorenzo, PhD Cell Biology Role of the fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) in tumor microenvironment Lab
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Robert Jyung, MD ENT-Otolaryngology Head/Neck Surgery Image analysis of epithelial migration of the tympanic membrane and ear canal Lab
6

 

Robert Ledeen, PhD Neurosciences Study of Gangliosides Lab
7

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Kang Li, PhD Orthopaedics Therapeutic and diagnostic modalities for children with neuromuscular upper extremity dysfunction Clinical
8

 

James Liu, MD Neurological Surgery Surgical outcomes after endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery in the pediatric population Clinical
9

 

James Liu, MD Neurological Surgery Microscopic vs. endoscopic resection of tuberculum sellae meningiomas Clinical
10

 

James Liu, MD Neurological Surgery Outcomes after microsurgical resection of sphenoid wing meningiomas Clinical
11

 

Sheldon Lin, MD Orthopaedic Effect of Bone Marrow Lab
12

 

 

Aziz Merchant, MD Surgery Surgical outcomes analysis using large administrative datasets: The national inpatient sample and national surgical quality improvement program Clinical
13   J. Patrick O'Connor, PhD Orthopaedics Methods for treating and promoting bone regeneration Lab
14   Dane Parker, PhD Pathology Identification of novel virulence factors of staphylococcus aureus Lab
15

 

Daniel Rosenblum, PhD Medicine Colorectal cancer screening issues Clinical
16

 

Stanley Weiss, MD Medicine Community-Based research on chronic diseases and cancer in Essex and Passaic Counties, NJ Epidemiologic
17

 

Stanley Weiss, MD Medicine Cohort studies of drug users and related groups Clinical/Lab
18

 

Chaoyang Xue, PhD Microbiology Mechanism of candin drug resistance in yeast pathogen cryptococcus neoformans Lab
19

 

Walther Zahorodny, PhD Pediatrics Prevalence and Characteristics of Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Other
20   Walther Zahorodny, PhD Pediatrics Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Genetic Syndromes Other
21   Walther Zahorodny, PhD Pediatrics Characteristics of the PDQ-1 in High Risk Populations Behavioral

 

 

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