Aparna Ragupathi


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Last February, the University received a $4 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Health, which allowed them to house the New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence.
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Government programs, people look to expand autism services

The Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support (CARES) Act was signed into law by President Donald J. Trump this past Monday. The bill was co-sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), said director of the New Jersey Center for Autism Excellence (NJACE) Dr. Elizabeth Torres, and sets aside $1.8 billion to cope with the challenges and critical needs of the autistic population.

RWJBarnabas Health, whose center is located in New Brunswick, is the largest, most comprehensive healthcare system in New Jersey.
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Rutgers enters public-private partnership with RWJBarnabas Health

Rutgers University has recently entered a public-private partnership with RWJBarnabas Health, the largest, most comprehensive healthcare system in New Jersey. To fund the partnership’s educational and research missions, RWJBarnabas Health is investing $100 million initially, followed by more than $1 billion over the next 20 years.

Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance coordinator Kerry Camerer said there needs to be increased awareness to prevent the culture of accepting sexual harassment.
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Violence Prevention offices open in Newark, Camden, RBHS

The recently established Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA) offices at Rutgers University—Newark, Rutgers University—Camden and Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences (RBHS) will be expanded after a $5 million grant renewal over the next two years. The funds will also go toward expanding the current services available at the Rutgers—New Brunswick office, which has been around for approximately 28 years.

Reynold Panettieri, an emergency medicine professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, said there have not been recent medicines to relax the lung's smooth muscle because studies on asthma have not focused specifically on lung tissue.
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Rutgers researchers break down asthma with new computer chip model

Rutgers scientists have developed a small research model that will help improve the understanding and treatment of lung-related illnesses like asthma. The technology, called a "bronchi-on-a-chip," mimics lung cells and can be used to test potential medications more efficiently than traditional animal or petri dish models.

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 Above is a photo of the executive board of Rutgers Democrats posing with Congressman Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) after the town hall Tuesday night, where he answered questions on Congress and his committee. 
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 Above is a photo of the executive board of Rutgers Democrats posing with Congressman Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) after the town hall Tuesday night, where he answered questions on Congress and his committee. 

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