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A $1 million, three-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute awarded jointly to NJIT, Rutgers-Newark and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School will be used to develop a novel doctoral program designed to train future neuroscientists who can integrate approaches used in mathematics, biomedical sciences and computation. “With their physical proximity and close ties among the faculty, these three institutions will create a unique environment unparalleled in interdisciplinary neuroscience training,” said Robert Miura, professor and acting chair of the department of mathematical sciences at NJIT. >>
NJIT hosted a “Get Up, Stand Up!” rally on Oct. 26 in support of stem cell research awareness through a global research and education alliance. Along with NJIT, supporting institutions include the Center for Applied Genomics of the Public Health Research Institute, New Jersey Medical School-UMDNJ, Coriell Institute for Medical Research and the New Jersey Stem Cell Research & Education Foundation. >>
Biren Bhatt is the kind of student who makes a parent proud, a professor happy and the community in which he lives a better place. Bhatt will graduate from NJIT on May 26 having already finished a year of medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He is to graduate from NJIT's Albert Dorman Honors College with a perfect cumulative grade-point average of 4.0 and a host of academic honors. >>
Rivka Stone, a senior at Albert Dorman Honors College, will graduate from NJIT on May 26 with a perfect cumulative grade-point average of 4.0. In the fall, Stone, 21, will start medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She was accepted, on full scholarship, into the university's accelerated MD/PhD program. A biomedical engineering major, she won an Outstanding Academic Achievement Award from NJIT's biomedical engineering department. >>
Medical science will make it possible for human beings to live 110 to 120 years and beyond by the end of this century. But while scientists race to find out if they can extend life, society should consider what the consequences might be. Dr. Donald Louria, professor of preventive medicine and community health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, will discuss the topic "Creating Very Old People: Individual Blessing or Societal Disaster?” on April 4, 2005, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m in the Campus Center Ballroom. The colloquium is free and open to the public. >>
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Rivka Stone, a senior at the Albert Dorman Honors College majoring in biomedical engineering, was recently accepted into the accelerated MD/PhD program at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) after just three years of undergraduate study. Her ultimate goal after medical school, she says, is to “use my mind and talents to understand--and therefore conquer--disease." >>
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