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Hackensack Meridian Health Research Institute Accelerates Discovery and Innovation in NJ’s Largest Health Network

November 2nd, 2022

HMHRI brings together health network expertise – for the benefit of patients The Hackensack Meridian Health Research Institute (HMHRI) is accelerating scientific…

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CDI Scientist, Colleagues Look for Microscopic Clues to Beating Deadly Brain Tumors

October 28th, 2022

A critical new pathway to treating an aggressive brain tumor might be found in the complex diversity within the tumor…

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More Than 100 Men Get Screened for Prostate Cancer for Free in Hackensack

October 6th, 2022

More good news on top of the Giants Winning this past Sunday! More than 100 New Jersey men are now…

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Perlin, Colleagues Assess Threat of Invasive Fungi in Years to Come

September 14th, 2022

Fungal infections are a worldwide scourge which are overlooked, but which cause total attributable annual deaths similar to global figures…

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CDI Laboratory Develops Promising New Antibiotic for Resistant Gonorrhea

August 23rd, 2022

Compound could be a game-changer for dangerous pathogen A new preclinical drug candidate developed by scientists at the Hackensack Meridian…

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Hackensack Meridian Health Announces NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Recognitions

August 15th, 2022

Hackensack Meridian Health is pleased to announce its 2022 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes recognitions: Donald Parker, LCSW, president, Hackensack Meridian Carrier Clinic, and president, Behavioral…

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CDI Laboratory Identifies Critical Regulators Controlling T-Cell Homeostasis Which Could Improve Cancer Therapies, Vaccines of[...]

August 11th, 2022

A new publication in a major journal by scientists from the Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI) could…

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Cancer Researcher and Physician Team Up to Fight Kidney Cancer Through Department of Defense Grant

August 2nd, 2022

Benjamin Tycko, M.D., Ph.D., member of the Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI), looks for clues to disease…

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CDI Scientist Dartois Honored with Gardner Middlebrook Award

June 28th, 2022

Véronique Dartois, Ph.D., member of the Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI), was honored with the Gardner Middlebrook…

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CDI Hosts Annual MABSA Meeting on Biosafety

June 23rd, 2022

The Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI), hosted the 34th annual symposium of the Mid-Atlantic Biosafety Symposium on…

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Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation Raises $5 Million at Network-Wide Celebration on May 21

June 2nd, 2022

Inaugural event raises vital funds for the Center for Discovery and Innovation to advance scientific breakthroughs  Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation raised $5…

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Academia, Pharma Team up to Discover New Drugs in Fight Against SARS-CoV-2, Viruses of the[...]

May 31st, 2022

MAVDA Announcement Media Coverage: The Record/ NorthJersey.com ROI-NJ NJBIZ NJ Spotlight News Endpoints News Crain’s New York NBC4NY Fox4 WPIX11…

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The CDI Experts: Lisa Carter-Bawa Brings Years of Nursing to Cancer Prevention

November 18th, 2022

Lisa Carter-Bawa remembers how her patients could have been better. With improved conditions and food access – more favorable factors…

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The CDI Experts: Psychologist Derry-Vick Researches Stress, from Lab to Clinic

August 24th, 2022

Anxiety; stress; depression; mental health conditions. Our behavioral health is as critical to holistic well-being as any other factor, since…

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The CDI Experts: Zhang Looks to T-cells to beat Cancer at its Own Game

July 14th, 2022

Cancer works by hijacking the biology of its host. The hijacking can be so complete that cancer even sabotages the…

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Chen and Epidemiology Down to the Molecule

April 14th, 2022

Reporting on the twists and turns of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has become nearly as ubiquitous as the weather forecast. The…

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The CDI Experts: Nagajyothi Hunts Disease Clues in Fat

March 23rd, 2022

Fat is basically a dirty word in the modern era. But when it comes to biological reality, it is a…

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The CDI Experts: Thomas Dick Battles Bacteria, Wanders World

February 3rd, 2022

The doctoral student had hedged his bets. Using genetics he made a conceptual prediction based on mutations in Staphylococcus aureus,…

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The CDI Experts: Carter Brings Chemistry Expertise to Disease

January 10th, 2022

Mass spectrometry is a technique used to assess the tiniest particles known. It was mostly a chemist’s tool for its…

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The CDI Experts: Renowned Scientist Korngold, at Retirement, Looks Back Over Decades of Breakthroughs

December 16th, 2021

For many, a working life is a series of jobs. For others, there is a vocation – a particular calling…

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The CDI Experts: Zakrzewski and Beating Back Blood Cancers

September 23rd, 2021

Empowering the immune system to combat cancer, including the use of immunotherapies and cellular therapies, is one of the great…

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The CDI Experts: Butler and His Lab Investigate Blood Aging, Cancer

September 14th, 2021

Blood is made of cells that sustain life, and virtually all biological processes. But as the blood cells start to…

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The CDI Experts: Xue and a Critical Pathway

July 7th, 2021

Hai-Hui “Howard” Xue is an immunologist studying the incredibly complex symphony of T cells in the immune system. One molecule…

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The CDI Experts: Gengenbacher and the Fight Against Global Killer TB

January 29th, 2021

COVID-19 has killed 2 million people worldwide over the last year, according to estimates. But year after year in the…

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