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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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‘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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The “Uber-Bugs”: Tackling NTM Lung Disease at CDI

There is a pernicious disease, called NTM (Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria), that can be contracted by inhaling naturally occurring organisms from soil…

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Hackensack Meridian Health Announces Opening of Center for Discovery and Innovation

CDI will become a national and global leader for improving patient outcomes through science-based personalized medicine, supporting the cure for…

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Innovative atmosphere: Why Perlin feels CDI can help N.J. reclaim role as leader in medical[...]

It’s nice to talk about innovation — discoveries that can change the way diseases are battled. It’s better to be…

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New Research Center Seeking Treatment for Hard-To-Cure Diseases

Some of the world’s most difficult diseases will be researched with the hope of finding treatment at the new center…

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Hackensack Meridian Health Center for Discovery and Innovation Officially Opens in Nutley

The CDI goal is to prevent, reduce and cure acute and chronic diseases related to cancer, infectious diseases and other debilitating conditions….

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NJ Governor Phil Murphy Joins Hackensack Meridian Health Team at Center for Discovery & Innovation[...]

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy joined Hackensack Meridian Health executives and VIPs at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the state-of-the-art Center for…

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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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New Study Helping Researchers Learn How Deadly Superbug Fungus Is Transmitted

Federal health officials are keeping a close eye on a new superbug reported in some New York and New Jersey…

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $68 Million to Support the Growth of the Human Cell Atlas

New grants support networks of scientists from diverse disciplines who study a variety of healthy human organs. These collaborative groups…

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Drug to Replace Chemotherapy May Reshape Cancer Care

A class of drugs is emerging that can attack cancer cells in the body without damaging surrounding healthy ones. They…

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Scientists spy on superbugs to see how they outsmart our antibiotics

Scientists have discovered yet another way that single-celled organisms have outsmarted us. The tiny bacteria that live inside our guts…

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World Health Assembly 2019: As antibiotic pipeline diminishes, time runs out for patients

Recent investments by multiple governments have begun to strengthen early stage antibiotic development but are only a partial solution. READ…

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Google Doodle honors Dr. George Papanicolaou, a Greek immigrant who invented the test that detects[...]

Cervical cancer was once a leading cause of death among American women, but the death rate dropped when the Pap…

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Genetically Modified Viruses Help Save A Patient With A ‘Superbug’ Infection

“This is the first time that a genetically engineered phage has been used to successfully treat a superbug infection in…

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Scientists Make 3D-printed Organ Breakthrough With Yellow Food Dye

“We now have the freedom to build many of the intricate structures found in the body,” an author of the…

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