Research at Rowan University Stratford
Improving the health of individuals and communities begins with research. The academic departments at the School of Osteopathic Medicine consist of dedicated clinical and biomedical scientists with expertise in diverse disciplines.
Faculty-driven research in Stratford encompasses social, behavioral, clinical, and basic sciences and occurs at several sites on the campus. The New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging (NJISA) is a multi-disciplinary research institute devoted to improving the health of the elderly. The CARES Institute is a nationally-recognized center for the study of child abuse and prevention.
The Science Center houses over twenty independent basic science laboratories conducting research in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, genetics and physiology. These research programs are sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the American Cancer Society and many other public and private entities. In addition, the Rowan University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences integrates research with teaching. Collaboration among students, technicians, fellows, and faculty create a exciting environment for innovation and discovery.
Stratford Campus Research Day
The 18th Annual Stratford Campus Research Day will be held on Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 10:00am to 3:00pm in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Academic Center Building. The purpose of this event, sponsored by Rowan-SOM, is to recognize the efforts of faculty, staff, and students involved in research, promote collaboration, and encourage student participation in research.
You are invited to submit poster presentations of research projects or related professional activity. Poster submissions from all campuses at Rowan University are welcome. Poster space will be limited – please email Marion Dugan ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) by Thursday, April 24, 2014 regarding the number of poster presentations (including titles and authors) which you plan to submit.
In addition to poster presentations and a student poster competition, we will also have a Keynote Lecture by Dr. Guenther Boden, MD from 12pm to 1pm in the Academic Center Auditorium. Dr. Boden is the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Medicine, Emeritus at Temple University and is a long time Temple Clinical Endocrinologist. The title of his lecture is “Insulin Resistance, the Link between Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease.” Lunch will be provided after the keynote.
There will also be exhibits by scientific/laboratory equipment vendors.
Summer Medical Research Fellowship (SMRF) Program 2014
The 2014 application deadline has passed. Applications are currently being reviewed.
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