Rutgers researchers are harnessing AI and robotics to deliver new hope for spinal cord injury patients, successfully stabilizing an enzyme able to degrade scar tissue resulting from spinal cord injuries and promote tissue regeneration.
A Research Powerhouse
Research, Innovation, and Results
At Rutgers University–New Brunswick, we've created an environment where research can flourish and new discoveries are made. Led by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, faculty regularly share developments and explore new avenues for cross-discipline research within New Jersey’s most extensive network of laboratories, research facilities, and health service centers.
Relentless Pursuit of Possibilities
The pursuits of top faculty and their teams define us as a research university. Thanks to their unending curiosity and passion to make the world a better place, Rutgers–New Brunswick is leaving a lasting impact.
More than 175 centers and institutes serve as hubs of collaboration in disciplines as diverse as microbiology and papermaking. These forums for innovation empower scholars from across Rutgers–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences to tackle complex problems and make lasting contributions.
Resources and Partnerships Take Us Further
Support for Rutgers' vibrant research community is a priority throughout all stages of the research life cycle, from securing grants to transforming innovations into products, services, and partnerships.
Researchers, students, and partners have access to state-of-the-art scientific instruments, tools, and laboratories.
Connect with faculty across Rutgers’ research network to access the full capabilities of our experts, facilities, and reputation in STEM fields.
Rutgers research sparks innovation and improves lives. A robust environment for technology transfer assists in getting new products and services to market.
Faculty are leading the charge forward—asking the big questions, challenging what we know, and sparking innovation—to improve the human condition and the environment. Read a sampling of their latest research endeavors.
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