New Jersey Medical School Spotlight 2023

Rutgers Is Awarded $20 Million to Lead Consortium of Seven Universities and Eight Nations to Curb Tuberculosis
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School will receive $20 million over five years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to coordinate research being conducted in eight nations on tuberculosis (TB) control and prevention.

Match Day Brings Celebration for Medical Students Dedicated to a Life of Service
Match Day 2023: On Friday, March 17, 2023, Rutgers medical school students learned which residency programs they will attend.

Rutgers will open a new Alzheimer’s and dementia center this year
A new Rutgers clinic, scheduled to open in the fall, will focus on developing new treatments for people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The center will have researchers from throughout Rutgers, including NJMS.

Rutgers Scientists Produce “DNA Virus Vaccine” to Fight DNA Viruses
Learn why NJMS researcher, Dr. Dabbu Jaijyan, hopes his study will accelerate vaccine development in untreated viral infections in humans and animals.

As Long COVID Cases Soar, Rutgers Clinic Offers Free Care
Dr. Nizar Souayah, NJMS professor and founder of the Comprehensive COVID-19 Neurology Care Center of Excellence, explains who may visit the clinic and what they can expect.

Match Day 2023
Join us for our Match Day festivities. Cheer on the Class of 2023 as they find out where they're headed for residency. Learn how you can congratulate our graduating class on their journey to becoming future doctors.

Study Logs Five-Fold Increase in Autism in New York-New Jersey Region
Documented cases of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the New York–New Jersey metro region increased by as much as 500 percent between 2000 and 2016, with the highest increase among children without intellectual disabilities, according to a Rutgers study.

News From the Board of Governors: February 2023
Dr. Daniel B. Jones, professor and chair of the Department of Surgery and assistant dean at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, appointed to the Benjamin F. Rush Jr. Chair in Surgery, effective July 11, 2022.

Infectious Disease Expert Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow
NJMS professor, Dr. Maria Gennaro, received the highest professional distinction granted solely to academic inventors.