“Insulin – The 100-Year Anniversary of the Discovery of Insulin” was the theme of the 13th Annual Pioneers in Endocrinology Workshop held at Rutgers on October 21, 2021, at the Busch Student Center. The two guest speakers presented their lectures from their own institutions virtually and were projected onto a screen in the Multipurpose Room […]
SEBS faculty members help pioneer groundbreaking studies. Last year, Rutgers announced its list of 12 Big Ideas—world-changing, multidisciplinary research projects that address critical issues of our time—in areas such as public health, climate resilience, social justice, access to education, the human microbiome, artificial intelligence, and more. The Big Ideas initiative was first unveiled in 2018 as […]
Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the Spring 2021 issue of Rutgers Magazine in the feature titled “Thinking Big” Rutgers Big Ideas—an initiative of 12 bold projects with global implications—will draw on the university’s academic, health care, and research expertise to make the world a better place. For more than 250 years, Rutgers has […]
On May 2, Peter Gillies, founding director of the New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health (IFNH) presented a Nutritional Sciences Seminar, “Reflections on a Remarkable Journey: The Founding of the IFNH.” Josh Miller, chair of the Department of Nutritional Sciences, hosted the seminar and introduced Gillies who began his talk with an IFNH history quiz for the members of IFNH and School of Environmental and Biological Sciences faculty that attended.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third of American adults are obese and about 17 percent of kids are obese—that’s about 12.7 million children and adolescents nationwide. Further, as of the CDC’s last count in 2016, more than 29 million Americans are living with diabetes, and a whopping 86 […]