Latest Foundation of UMDNJ Stories

2011-03-16 11:45:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Working with the Foundation of UMDNJ and New Jersey Health Foundation, Rostock Biotech Research Ltd, headquartered in Moscow, Russia, has donated $100,000 to fund the research of Dr. Alexey G. Ryazanov, a professor in the Department of Pharmacology at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) and a member of The Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The Blue Sky Research and Development Fund in Pharmacology in the Department...

2011-01-19 11:45:00

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A gift of $500,000 from Genesis Rehab Services to the Foundation of UMDNJ will allow the UMDNJ-School of Health Related Professions (SHRP) to establish the only Occupational Therapy Assistant program in New Jersey. The unique design of this program, which will be offered in collaboration with a number of New Jersey community colleges, will enable students to complete part of their course requirements locally while continuing to meet...

2010-12-21 11:45:00

STAT-MI Uses Smart Phones to Transmit ECGs from Ambulance to Cath Lab NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heart attack patients can receive life-saving treatments more quickly thanks to $100,000 in grants from the Verizon Foundation to the Foundation of UMDNJ for a program that enables heart attack patients to bypass the emergency room and go directly to the cardiac catheterization laboratory at UMDNJ-The University Hospital. The Verizon grants support STAT-MI, an...

2010-12-02 12:45:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation of UMDNJ has received up to a $4 million commitment from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to establish an endowment and support the operations of the Eric B. Chandler Health Center. The health center, owned and operated by UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in collaboration with the Eric B. Chandler Community Board Inc., will receive a $2 million grant from RWJF to support the operations of the...

2010-11-11 11:45:00

BRUNSWICK, N.J., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bank of America has donated $50,000 to the Foundation of UMDNJ for a program to help US veterans returning from deployment and looking for work. The grant will be used to expand the Vet2Vet program operated by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-University Behavioral HealthCare (UBHC) that assists the State's service men and women and their families with issues ranging from post traumatic stress syndrome and...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.