NJIT Newsroom tagged with "disease" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT Professor Edits Focus Issue on Rhythms in Neurological Disease http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-028.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2014/2014-028.phpFri, 31 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 NJIT's Horacio G. Rotstein, associate professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, along with Tasso Kaper and Mark Kramer of Boston University, recently served as guest editors of a special journal issue focused on rhythms in neurological disease. 

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, department of mathematical sciences, csla, robert miura, horacio rotstein, casey diekman


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School of Management Professor To Speak at CDC http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-370.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2013/2013-370.phpTue, 12 Nov 2013 00:00:00 -0500 Cesar Bandera, assistant professor at NJIT's School of Management, will be a guest speaker at the Director's Seminar of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Nov. 13. 

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NJIT Hemophilia Expert To Speak at Medical History Society on May 16 http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-184.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2012/2012-184.phpThu, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 -0400 NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton will speak about hemophilia to physicians on May 16, 2012 in Princeton at the Nassau Club at a special meeting of the Medical History Society of New Jersey. 

Tagged: newark college of engineering, college of science and liberal arts, nce, csla, department of biomedical engineering, federated department of history, stephen pemberton, hemophilia, medicine


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New NJIT Book Examines Hemophilia and Consequences of Medical Progress http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-283.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2011/2011-283.phpThu, 18 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400 The Bleeding Disease: Hemophilia and the Unintended Consequences of Medical Progress (Johns Hopkins University Press) is the new book by NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton.  The book recounts the promising and perilous history of medical and social efforts to manage hemophilia in 20th-century America.

Tagged: college of science and liberal arts, federated department of history, stephen pemberton, hemophilia


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Vertical Farming Advocate Featured at Free Lecture Tomorrow at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-330.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2009/2009-330.phpTue, 29 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0400 A farm on the 40th floor? That's a distinct possibility, according to Dickson D. Despommier, an advocate of  vertical farming. Despommier, who is a professor of environmental health sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, has long been interested in the environment and the ecology of infectious disease transmission. Despommier will discuss vertical farms, the agriculture for the 21st century, on Sept. 30, 2009 at NJIT. 

Tagged: technology and society forum, vertical farming, dickson despommier, aeroponic technologies, hydroponic technologies


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NJIT Professor Finds Engineering Technique To Identify Disease-Causing Genes http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-392.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-392.phpTue, 28 Oct 2008 00:00:00 -0400 Scientists believe that complex diseases such as schizophrenia, major depression and cancer are not caused by one, but a multitude of dysfunctional genes. A novel computational biology method developed by a research team led by Ali Abdi, PhD, associate professor in NJIT's department of electrical and computer engineering, has found a way to uncover the critical genes responsible for disease development.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of electrical and computer engineering, american association for the advancement of science, ali abdi, computational biology


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History Professor Discusses Race and Disease in 20th-Century America at Honors Colloquium http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-180.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-180.phpMon, 25 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -0400 "How did cancer cross the color line?" asked Keith Wailoo, PhD, professor of history at Rutgers University, at an Honors Colloquium on April 25, 2005 at NJIT. Co-sponsored by the NJIT/Rutgers Federated Department of History and the Rutgers/NJIT History Club, Wailoo's lecture explored the relationship of disease and the biomedical sciences in 20th-century American culture to questions of race, health politics, and group identity. "Every cancer tells its own story," he said.

Tagged: disease, keith wailoo, race


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Honors Colloquium to Explore Issues of Race and Disease in 20th-Century America http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-167.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-167.phpMon, 18 Apr 2005 00:00:00 -0400 Keith Wailoo, PhD, professor of history at Rutgers University, will speak on the topic “How Cancer Crossed the Color Line: Race and Disease in 20th-Century America” on April 25, 2005, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m in Weston Hall, Lecture Room 1, New Jersey School of Architecture. Co-sponsored by the NJIT/Rutgers Federated Department of History and the Rutgers/NJIT History Club, the lecture is free and open to the public.

Tagged: rutgers, disease, race, keith wailoo


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Noted Adult Stem Cell Expert To Speak Oct. 18 at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-176.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2004/2004-176.phpSat, 09 Oct 2004 00:00:00 -0400 Adult stem cell research and how it can help cure Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injuries will be discussed Oct. 18 at the technology forum sponsored by NJIT.  Ira Black, MD, founding director of the Stem Cell Institute of New Jersey, will be the featured speaker. NJIT Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Treena Livingston Arinzeh, the only Northeast recipient of the National Science Foundation's 2003 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), will also discuss her work.

Tagged: treena livingston arinzeh, stem cells, ira black


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