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Hackensack Meridian Health Invests in Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Aiming to Kill ‘Superbugs’ as Part of[...]

Hackensack Meridian Health has invested in the clinical-stage biotechnology company Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT), as part of the health network’s successful innovation program, the…

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Hackensack Meridian Health Center for Discovery and Innovation Lab Awarded NIH Grant to Study Aging[...]

Jason Butler, Ph.D., a transplant from Weill Cornell Medical College and now an associate member of the Hackensack Meridian Health…

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CDI’s Perlin Attends INFOCUS-ISHAM Meeting in Brazil

David Perlin, Ph.D., chief scientific officer and senior vice president of the Hackensack Meridian Health Center for Discovery and Innovation,…

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CDI Lab Awarded NIH Grants to Decipher Aging in Down syndrome

Dr. Ben Tycko, a Member of the CDI, in collaboration with Dr. Eugene Yu at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute,…

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CDI’s David Perlin, Ph.D., named among top 10 NJ Healthcare Influencers

Perlin is the inaugural chief scientific officer for HMH’s Center for Discovery and Innovation, which was developed as an applied…

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David S. Perlin, Ph.D, Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President, Hackensack Meridian Health, Center[...]

The discussion continues to air this week, and features a conversation about new and emerging technologies taking place in the…

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Hackensack Meridian Health Center for Discovery and Innovation featured in INDUSTRY Magazine

The diverse team of experts at the CDI, who are focused on creating a culture of scientific innovation, are actively…

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‘A New Bug Using Old Tricks’: The Threat of Candida Auris

Identifying, treating, and preventing Candida auris, the invasive multi-drug resistant yeast associated with severe nosocomial infections, is a challenge facing…

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Students from Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University Join Scientific Investigators for[...]

Students from the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University filled the auditorium at the Hackensack Meridian Health…

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Combining Antibiotics, Researchers Deliver One-Two Punch against Ubiquitous Bacterium

By combining two well-established antibiotics for the first time, a scientific has delivered a “double whammy” against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a…

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Milena Kordalewska, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate at CDI presents at the Annual American Society of[...]

C. auris: Challenges in Detection, Treatment—Researchers uncover more about how this pathogen spreads through a healthcare, how it colonizes patients,…

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Scientists from CDI and China uncover mechanism behind dangerous antibiotic resistance

Since the discovery of penicillin in the early ‘40’s, antibiotics have had a remarkable impact on treating bacterial infections and…

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Deadly fungus spreads in N.J. with more than 100 confirmed cases

A deadly drug-resistant fungus is spreading in New Jersey. Candida auris, which is typically found in healthcare facilities that take…

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Why the huge surge in EEE cases?

From STAT News: Federal rules requiring quick sample disposal mean we may never know why there is the “massive” increase…

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Winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in medicine figured out how our cells adapt to[...]

From Apple News: This year’s Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded to three scientists whose work focused on understanding how…

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Stuart Levy, microbiologist who sounded alarm on antibiotic resistance, dies at 80

Stuart B. Levy, a physician and microbiologist who sounded the alarm on the dangers of antibiotic resistance, demonstrating that drugs…

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Sustainable Discovery and Development of Antibiotics- Is a Nonprofit Approach the Future?

From The New England Journal of Medicine: Sustainable Discovery and Development of Antibiotics- Is a Nonprofit Approach the Future? Read…

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Study on cannabis chemical as a treatment for pancreatic cancer

Study on cannabis chemical as a treatment for pancreatic cancer may have ‘major impact,’ Harvard researcher says… Read More


2 Ebola patients in Congo “cured” with drugs, say doctors

Top doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that people can recover from the…

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Why Sexually Transmitted Infections Can’t Shake Their Stigma

The viral S.T.I.s that persist seem to hit people the hardest. The idea of an infection that you can’t get…

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Combining Antibiotics, Researchers Deliver One-Two Punch against Ubiquitous Bacterium

For the first time, doctors in the U.S. have used the powerful gene-editing technique CRISPR to try to treat a…

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We Can’t Despair About Our Antibiotic Crisis

Antibiotic resistance is undermining the foundations of our modern medical system. No longer can we count on these drugs for…

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Bladder cancer ‘attacked and killed by common cold virus’

University of Surrey researchers said the virus could “help revolutionize treatment” for the cancer and reduce the risk of it…

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New Weapons Against Cancer: Millions of Bacteria Programmed to Kill

Genetically modified microbes release “nanobodies” that alert the immune system to cancer in mice, scientists report. The innovative method one day…

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