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2014
When cognitive neuroscientists were first mapping the brain two decades ago, they focused on the regions that were activated when people performed different tasks, such as tapping fingers or watching a movie. They filtered out what was considered “background noise,” the low-frequency fluctuations originating from biological operations like heart beat and respiration. >>
Namas Chandra, professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Center for Injury Bio-mechanics, Materials, and Medicine, will discuss his traumatic brain injury research on Caucus: Up Close. Program dates are scheduled for 5/24 (NJTV, 12 p.m.); 5/24 (Thirteen, 12:30 p.m.); 5/25 (NJTV, 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.); 5/27 (NJTV, 5:30 a.m. and WHYY, 5:30 p.m.). >>
The 21st annual meeting for BioNJ, the trade association for New Jersey's life sciences industry, will be held on January 30th this year. >>
2013
Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, of West Orange, a professor of biomedical engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received an Innovators Award from the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame (NJIHoF) at a formal banquet on Oct. 17, 2013 at the W Hotel in Hoboken.  >>
NJIT Distinguished Professor and electrical engineer Atam Dhawan hits the lecture trail again this summer as a distinguished speaker for an IEEE life sciences lecture series.  His focus will be how “Point of Care Healthcare” can reduce illness, improve the quality of life, and stop spiraling healthcare costs.  Dhawan, who will stop at conferences in Japan, Colombia and Croatia, tells audiences about the following. >>
2012
The North Jersey IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society will host “From Academia to Industry:  How Digital Image Analysis Plays a Pivotal Role in Biomedical Engineering,” by Dr. Brian D'Alessandro, image analysis scientist with Canfield Scientific and NJIT alumnus.  >>
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.  >>
2011
Atam Dhawan, PhD, distinguished professor and associate dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College, was selected to represent the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) as a 2012-2013 Distinguished Lecturer>>
2010
The history of sickle cell disease in the 20th century and its link to race is the focus of a Nov. 16, 2010 talk at a national symposium by NJIT Associate Professor Stephen Pemberton, PhD, an expert on the history of diseases.  >>
2009
2008
The New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology has awarded almost $100,000 as part of its SBIR bridge grant program to two start-up companies based in NJIT's high technology business incubator. Applechem Inc. and Lenterra, located in NJIT's Enterprise Development Center (EDC), each received Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) bridge grants. >>
2007
The Medical Informatics Laboratory at the Department of Computer Science at NJIT, under the leadership of Yehoshua Perl, PhD and James Geller, PhD, succeeded in getting an unprecedented four papers accepted at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Fall Symposium held last month in Chicago. The papers are the result of a research project funded by the National Library of Medicine under the title “Partitioning to Support Auditing and Extending the UMLS.” >>
2006
Governor Jon Corzine signed groundbreaking legislation to fund construction of a major stem cell research facility at NJIT as well as complementary facilities in New Brunswick, Camden, Allendale, and Belleville. The legislation, which had been previously approved by the New Jersey State Senate and Assembly last week, allocates $50 million for construction of the NJIT facility in Newark. The bill will advance NJIT leadership in creating the Newark Institute for Regenerative Medicine, dedicated to creating technologies to translate basic research in stem cell science into practical and deliverable therapies for patients. >>
The relationship of race and ethnicity to treatments in the U.S. of genetic disorders is the focus of a new book co-authored by Stephen Pemberton, PhD, assistant professor in the federated department of history at NJIT. The Troubled Dream of Genetic Medicine: Ethnicity and Innovation in Tay-Sachs, Cystic Fibrosis and Sickle Cell Disease investigates critical issues arising from efforts to utilize genetics in American health care. >>
Local college students who are hunting for jobs will have a chance to interview with officials from prominent companies during a collaborative career fair hosted by NJIT, Essex County College, Rutgers University-Newark, and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey on Feb. 1, 2-6 p.m. at The Robert Treat Hotel, Newark. >>
2004
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will host a free public concert on Dec. 8 featuring musical groups from NJIT, Rutgers-Newark, Essex County College and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).  The concert is scheduled for 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre at NJIT's Kupfrian Hall, just north of the intersection of Warren and Summit Streets. The concert is open to the public and parking is available. >>
NJIT will host a free public concert featuring musical groups from NJIT, Rutgers-Newark, Essex County College and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey on Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m-9:30 p.m. in the Jim Wise Theatre at Kupfrian Hall. The concert is open to the public and parking is available. >>
For the first time in the city's history, all five of Newark's colleges will host a collaborative career fair that will allow employers to meet a diversely talented pool of students from the five schools: The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Essex County College, Rutgers University-Newark, Rutgers University-School of Law-, Seton Hall Law School and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). >>
 For the first time in the city's history, all five of Newark's colleges will host a collaborative career fair that will allow employers to meet a diversely talented pool of students from the five schools: The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Essex County College, Rutgers University-Newark, Rutgers University-School of Law-, Seton Hall Law School and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).  >>