Health Matters

Research and clinical developments in the biomedical and health sciences

Barry H. Ostrowsky RC’72

A New State of Health

Rutgers enters a partnership with RWJBarnabas Health to form an academic health system.

Jonathan Keith, an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at New Jersey Medical School


Rutgers physicians perform the first operation in New Jersey to create a penis for a transgender man. 

venipuncture robot

Blood Simple

Rutgers researchers come up with an easier way to draw a patient’s blood and also to analyze it.​

Serena Natal SNC’17

Taking a Stand on Opioids

Rutgers–Camden alumna Serena Natal creates an educational guide for managing opioid overdoses.

Tim Reynolds

A Special Relationship

Why Tim Reynolds founded and funds the eponymous Family Spine Research Center.

Bottle of Elixer of Life

Medical Truthiness

Where to go for medical information online, according to Rutgers–Camden's Janet Golden.

Illustration of hand with smart phone

High Tech and Lower Grades

College students' use of phones and laptops in class impede exam performance and grades.

3D-printed smart gel walking under water

Gel Pact

A 3D-printed smart gel, which resembles human tissue, has potential in biomedical engineering.