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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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CDI Coronavirus Response in the News

The Hackensack Meridian Health Center for Discovery and Innovation hosted a press conference with Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) on Feb….

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Sen. Robert Menendez visits Hackensack Meridian Health’s Center for Discovery and Innovation to Discuss Coronavirus[...]

The Center for Discovery and Innovation is developing a rapid-test response for the virus that is sweeping the globe Hackensack…

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Infection Expert Talks Cat-and-Mouse Game of Resistant Germs at IHS Seminar

The miracle drug was introduced, and effectively wiped out a stubborn germ which had been killing people in droves. But…

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CDI Laboratory Explores Pathway to Open up Blood Cancer Treatments

Reversing runaway inflammation in the bone marrow could lead to major breakthroughs in treatments for some blood cancers, according to…

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The CDI Experts: Olivier Loudig Hunts Cancer in the Biomarkers

Fourteen wells, loaded with buffer, ready to go. Precise calculations of concentration and distribution, to avoid contamination. Arranging the samples…

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Community Conversations with the CDI: Talking Women’s Heart Health

Women’s heart health was the subject of a special kickoff event in the “Community Conversations with the CDI” – a…

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CDI Scientists Helping Dive into the Epigenetics of Congenital Heart Defects

Congenital heart defects, afflicting 40,000 American newborns each year, can be caused by many factors, including gene mutations or chromosomal…

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NJ Chamber of Commerce Group Sees CDI Science in Action

Some of New Jersey’s most influential companies and organizations caught a glimpse of the breakthrough science at Hackensack Meridian Health’s…

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Infection Expert from South Africa Visits CDI, Talks Fungus Collaboration

Over the last decade, a fungus called Candida auris has become a major problem in many healthcare settings across the…

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CDI Researcher Talks TB’s Microbiological Riddle at Medical School

Tuberculosis kills more than 1.5 million people each year, mostly in the developing world. But even for those in the…

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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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