The South Jersey Institute for Population Health (SJIPH) advances collaborative research to improve health in southern New Jersey. Established in 2018 through a state grant, SJIPH works to integrate the region’s medical, educational, research and community assets.
Funded by the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Jones and her team are adapting an evidence-informed intervention to help adolescent mothers have healthy relationships free from dating violence and sexual health concerns. The research study is focused on adolescent mothers from underserved backgrounds at hospital-based clinics.
Funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Vega’s research program develops biomaterials with applications in orthopedic tissue engineering. Recently, his lab created a new class of hydrogels that can be delivered via a syringe to locally regenerate bone without the need for surgery.
Dr. Raiff and her team are developing interventions to increase adherence to medication-based treatments for opioid use disorder. In collaboration with Dr. Jonathan Lassiter, the HABIT Lab is also studying opioid use disorder treatment for those recently released from incarceration.
Dr. Arigo’s research focuses on understanding psychological and social determinants of health and improving behavioral interventions to promote health. Her work to develop mobile interventions to increase physical activity among women in midlife is primarily funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Riley and her team are engineering new nanoparticle-based drug delivery platforms to study and treat diseases, with focus areas on prenatal medicine and pediatric leukemia. Funded by the NJ Commission on Cancer Research, NJ Dept of Health, the Riley lab is working to overcome the limitations and toxicities of conventional therapeutics.
Supported by the National Science Foundation, Robossis is an orthopedic surgical robotic system for treating long-bone fractures. Robossis consists of a surgical robot, imaging software and a haptic controller, enabling the surgeon to accurately apply large traction forces, precisely align the fractured bone and significantly reduce patient recovery times, complications, and radiation exposure.
Offered exclusively by Camden County College at the Joint Health Sciences Center in Camden, The Alzheimer’s Journey Coordinator Certificate program provides the education and clinical training needed to assist caregivers to recognize, understand, and treat the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. More than 170,000 New Jersey residents are living with Alzheimer’s disease. This […]
We use high performance computing and Molecular Dynamics Simulation to investigate biophysical interactions of proteins, membranes, and small molecules. Many of our research topics involve using concepts and methods from physics to understand complex signaling mechanisms in the central nervous system. The group includes members from a range of backgrounds, including biology, pharmacology, physical chemistry, and physics.
DNA has recently emerged as an extremely promising material to organize molecules at the nanoscale. The reliability of base recognition, self-assembling behavior, and addressable surfaces of DNA nanostructures are of unparalleled value in systems of this size. DNA scaffolds have already been used to organize a variety of molecules, including nanoparticles and proteins. New bioconjugationchemistries make it possible […]