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Hackensack Meridian CDI Scientists Uncover Signposts in DNA that Pinpoint Risks for Cancers and other[...]

Inclusion of cancer samples in detailed surveys, down to the level of single alleles, provides information about risks of cancer…

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The CDI Experts: Park and Fitzgerald in the COVID-19 Era

The day had come – the day of the test. A national shortage of diagnostic testing in the accelerating COVID-19…

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Hackensack Meridian CDI-based company Shade, maker of UV Detectors, Awarded Competitive Grant from National Science[...]

The company’s scientific-grade detectors provide instantaneous and cumulative readings A company that makes wearable UV detectors, which is based at…

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60 Minutes Profiles CDI, HMH COVID-19 Plasma Program

The convalescent plasma program of Hackensack Meridian Health continues to offer hope to patients with COVID-19, for which there is…

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Hackensack Meridian Health Administers Treatment to 1,000th Patient in COVID-19 Clinical Trials

Treatments administered through 10 clinical trials include promising drugs, and convalescent plasma testing Hackensack Meridian Health, the state’s largest and most…

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CDI Physician-Scientist Talks COVID-19, Harnessing the Power of the Thymus

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted virtually every aspect of contemporary life, from home life to work life, to the unemployment…

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CDI Chief Scientific Officer Latest Guest on MDAdvantage Podcast

David Perlin, Ph.D., the chief scientific officer of the Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI), was the latest guest on…

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CDI’S COVID-19 CLINICAL SUPPORT AND RESEARCH: A Scientific Update from Dr. Perlin

By Dr. David Perlin, chief scientific officer and senior vice president The CDI was formally established in May 2019 with…

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Hackensack Meridian Health Studying the Blood of COVID-19 Survivors

Researchers and clinical experts at Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, are looking into the blood of…

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CDI, Hackensack Meridian Health Launch Grassroots ‘NJ Stands up to COVID’

The Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI) is performing detailed antibody assessments on recovered COVID-19 patients to identify those individuals…

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Hackensack Meridian Health’s Center for Discovery and Innovation COVID-19 Test Licensed to T2 Biosystems for[...]

Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, is pleased to announce that a rapid test for…

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Hackensack Meridian Health’s Center for Discovery and Innovation Launches Rapid Response Coronavirus Test

Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, is pleased to announce that the Center for Discovery…

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Fight Against Drug Resistance Undermined by Lack of New Antibiotics

A lack of new antibiotics, along with declining investments worldwide, currently hinders the fight against rising drug-resistant infections, according to…

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Novel Coronavirus Spreads in China, International Community Responds

A new coronavirus being compared to the SARS viral spread of 2003 continues to spread in a central Chinese province…

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New Killer T Cell Discovered, Touted as Possible Universal Cancer Therapy

A new type of T-cell receptor which recognizes and kills most cancer types could be a “universal” cancer therapy, according…

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Science, Less Smoking Lead to Largest Ever Single-Year Drop in Cancer Mortality

Decreases in smoking and medical breakthroughs have produced the largest-ever single-year drop in cancer mortality, according to a new report…

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FDA Approves Ebola Vaccine in ‘Critical Milestone’

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Ervebo, the first such vaccine for the prevention of Ebola virus disease (EVD),…

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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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