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United by Science

The Path Ahead

At this critical time in the COVID-19 pandemic, Rutgers experts are using science to explore solutions from every angle. Our dedication, passion, and collaboration in this process will bring us closer to the common goal of a vaccine that will benefit our community.

Stopping the Spread through Communication

Contact tracing is another vital tool in our collective fight against COVID. Rutgers has partnered with the State of New Jersey in strictest confidence to determine where and when the virus spreads, in order to break the chain of transmission. We live here, too: We are neighbors helping neighbors.

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Testing Today, Saving Lives Tomorrow

Rutgers’ comprehensive, rigorous and inclusive clinical trials transform scientific discoveries into medical innovations that advance health care. With hundreds of renowned researchers, Rutgers has a proven track record for developing new drugs and therapies to improve the quality of life for all.

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Ensuring the Safety of All

A vaccine that is proven safe and effective will help prevent the further spread of COVID-19 and contribute to the health of the entire world. We’re working hard with compassion as well as scientific process to earn your trust as all of New Jersey comes together to defeat this disease.

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Contact tracing app
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Researchers in a lab

Partners in Academic Health

RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers University have joined forces to operate a world-class academic health system dedicated to life-changing, innovative research; compassionate, quality care; and clinical training of tomorrow’s health care workforce; all for a healthier New Jersey and a healthier world.

Rutgers Takes Action

Our innovations, initiatives, and insights help our local community and the world at large.


Although the world has changed, Rutgers’ commitment to the community has never been stronger.
We all stand together to make a difference.




We may not be here,
but we are here.

Connecting in new ways,
making new discoveries,
and changing the world.

We are caring.
We are solving.
We are Rutgers.

We are united (#weRUnited).