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Nursing Scholar Helps Develop New Ostomy Care Resource

Nursing Scholar Helps Develop New Ostomy Care Resource

CAMDEN — Nurses caring for ostomy patients will now be equipped with an essential new tool that provides them with the first comprehensive guide to optimize ostomy management and enhance patient safety. Janice Beitz, a professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden, was part of a research team that developed the ostomy algorithm, a step-by-step […]

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English Scholar Examines Symbolism of Thanksgiving

English Scholar Examines Symbolism of Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving. For many Americans, the mere mention of the annual feast conjures images of a golden-brown turkey, fresh out of the oven, complete with stuffing, mashed potatoes, casseroles, corn, cranberry sauce, and some good ol’ fashioned pumpkin pie. It is arguably the one national holiday devoted primarily to pleasing the palate. The calorie count […]

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Chemistry Scholar Producing Toxicity Database for Researchers

Chemistry Scholar Producing Toxicity Database for Researchers

A Rutgers–Camden professor is developing a comprehensive data system that can be used as a valuable computational tool for researchers by providing them with access to chemical toxicity information. Hao Zhu, an assistant professor of chemistry, is building the “automated profiling system” from existing bioassay data from public resources.  The new chemical toxicity profiles can […]

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Researchers Unravel Genetic Web to Help Target Diseases

Researchers Unravel Genetic Web to Help Target Diseases

Like a complex wiring system, the genetic network within a cell is an interconnected web of strands communicating to ensure the proper function of an organism. At Rutgers–Camden, computational biologists are slowly untangling the web to understand how all the pieces fit together. The work is a step toward understanding the regulation of gene expression, […]

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Rand Institute Leads Expansion of Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Program

Rand Institute Leads Expansion of Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Program

In 2009, the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers–Camden was chosen by New Jersey’s Office of the Attorney General to lead community stakeholders in Vineland to identify potential policies, practices, and programs which could prevent or reduce juvenile delinquency. The initiative has been a landmark community achievement, proving, as the old adage […]

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