November 23, 2022

Alzheimer's Caregivers Awareness Month

Join us in honoring the millions of family members and friends serving as Alzheimer’s caregivers.

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Call for Requests:

Community Engagement Virtual Salons (CEVS)

CEVS bring researchers together with patients, community members, and health care stakeholders to actively participate in cross-talk. It provides a forum for generating research questions, identifying evidence gaps, and defining outcomes meaningful to patients. To see a CEVS in action, take a look at the summary video featured below.

If you're interested in working with us, click here to learn more.

Upcoming Events

Getting Comfortable with Pronouns Workshop

November 29, 12pm ET

The Tyler Clementi Center for Diversity Education and Bias Prevention at Rutgers presents the webinar "Getting Comfortable with Pronouns," a training to provide an introductory understanding of pronoun use so participants may walk away with a better grasp on how to honor pronouns, ask the right questions, and clear up misconceptions and confusion. 

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The Invisible Extinction

November 29, 5pm ET

Rutgers’ microbiologists Martin Blaser and Gloria Dominguez-Bello are subjects

of this new documentary examining their decades-long research on the link

between our bodies’ microbiome – the bacteria, fungi, and viruses that help us digest food and keep us healthy – and diseases like diabetes, asthma, and autism.

Main Lecture Hall, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Research Tower, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ

RSVP by Nov. 23
Funding Opportunities

Global Health Seed Grants

Faculty throughout Rutgers are invited to submit proposals for Global Health Seed Grants. Global Health Seed Grants are administered jointly by Rutgers Global Health Institute and Rutgers Global. The online application, full instructions, and specific guidelines for submitting a Global Health Seed Grant proposal are available on the Rutgers Global Grants website.

Application deadline is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30.

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Community Resources

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s Department of Pediatrics has a website with multilingual resources about COVID-19 vaccines for children and young adults. Resources are available in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Tagalog, Hindi, and Korean, the top six languages spoken in New Jersey.

New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub: The State of New Jersey has put together a list of resources about the COVID-19 virus including testing sites, signs and symptoms, and FAQs about social services. 

You can find community-based and local COVID-19 testing site locations and hours here.

Middlesex County residents can register for a free COVID-19 test at sites throughout the county. Appointments required. The sites provide saliva-based test kits developed at Rutgers University.

Visit New Jersey’s COVID-19 Vaccine Registration site to pre-register for the vaccine. New Jersey's Covid-19 Vaccine Appointment Call Center can be reached at 855-568-0545.

New Jersey Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science

This newsletter is supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under award number, UL1TR003017 to Rutgers University. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not represent the official views of the NIH.

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