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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Doctors Named as Tops
in the State
Several physicians at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have been named as a 'Top Doctor' by Inside Jersey magazine. Each year, Inside Jersey releases a list of the state's top physicians in conjunction with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., which publishes America's Top Doctors. The doctors were selected, based on peer nominations that highlighted board certification, clinical skills, training, years in practice, achievements and other criteria.Learn more
A Bagel with a Purpose
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is one of a few entities nationwide that will benefit from the sale of Panera Bread's® Pink Ribbon Bagel - which features cherry chips and real bits of cherries and cranberries and is shaped in the form of a traditional breast cancer awareness ribbon. For every Pink Ribbon Bagel sold in the Panera Bread locations in northern and central New Jersey (www.panerabread.com) during the month of October, ten cents will support breast cancer research and patient education programs at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
New Book on Cancer Gene Therapy Highlights Latest Advances
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Deputy Director Edmund C. Lattime, PhD, recently co-edited a book on the advances of cancer gene therapy with Stanton L. Gerson, MD, of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The latest publication, Gene Therapy of Cancer Translational Approaches from Preclinical Studies to Clinical Implementation 3rd edition, emphasizes studies in cancer viruses and genetic fusion vaccines based on recent clinical advancement in these areas. The book, last updated in 2002, serves as an essential reference for scientists, clinicians and students.
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Chief Scientific Officer Honored
Joseph R. Bertino, MD, chief scientific officer at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey was honored by the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey during its inaugural Life Sciences Celebration. Dr. Bertino, who is a university professor of medicine and pharmacology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and interim director of Rutgers Stem Cell Institute of New Jersey, was honored for his "many contributions to life sciences research." Also honored was Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Interim Chancellor Christopher J. Molloy, PhD, for his leadership in integrating Rutgers and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.