Our home: 225 Warren Street, Newark, NJ

Former PHRI Directors

Education: weekly lectures and graduate teaching

No research can be conducted without support

The ICPH building, inside and out

Our scientists: engaged in multidisciplinary studies

PHRI contribution to today's tuberculosis diagnostics

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Welcome to PHRI

As today’s biomedical advances occur at a dizzying pace, the Public Health Research Institute pursues its research mission to help eliminate the infectious diseases spreading across the planet.

Founded in 1942 in New York City by legendary Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, PHRI has been home to seminal discoveries in biomedical sciences. Hosted in the ICPH building in Newark, NJ, since 2002, PHRI became part of the New Jersey Medical School in 2006 and joined Rutgers University in 2013.

For almost 80 years, PHRI has fostered a culture of international talent, a collaborative environment, and the mentoring of young scientists. Today, PHRI remains committed to the pursuit of excellence in research and learning.

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NEWS & EVENTS


12-04-19

Dr. Chaoyang Xue’s laboratory, in collaboration with Dr. Amariliz Rivera lab at NJMS, published a research article titled “A heat-killed Cryptococcus mutant strain induces host protection against multiple invasive mycoses in a murine vaccine model” in the ASM journal mBio, in which they analyzed a potential vaccine candidate against cryptococcosis and other invasive fungal infections in both immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts. The paper can be accessed using the  link: www.mbio.asm.org. For additional information on fungal vaccine development, please visit www.rutgers.edu for a recent interview by Drs. Xue and Rivera.

11-22-19

We congratulate Dr. Ranjeet Kumar, a post-doctoral researcher in Dr. Selvakumar Subbian lab, who received a Travel Award to present a research poster at the India-EMBO Symposium on Mycobacterial Heterogeneity and Host Tissue Tropism, which takes place from 11 to 15 February 2020 in New Delhi, India. For more details, visit: www.meetings.embo.org

11-21-19

Dr. Hee-Sook Kim published a research paper in bioRxiv entitled “A Trypanosoma brucei ORFeome-based Gain-of-Function Library reveals novel genes associated with melarsoprol resistance.” To access the article, visit www.biorxiv.org


There is a postdoctoral opportunity in the laboratory of Dr. Chang to study host-pathogen interactions related to HIV pathogenesis. For details, visit Open Positions.

Welcome to PHRI

As today’s biomedical advances occur at a dizzying pace, the Public Health Research Institute pursues its research mission to help eliminate the infectious diseases spreading across the planet.

Founded in 1942 in New York City by legendary Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, PHRI has been home to seminal discoveries in biomedical sciences. Hosted in the ICPH building in Newark, NJ, since 2002, PHRI became part of the New Jersey Medical School in 2006 and joined Rutgers University in 2013.

For almost 80 years, PHRI has fostered a culture of international talent, a collaborative environment, and the mentoring of young scientists. Today, PHRI remains committed to the pursuit of excellence in research and learning.

LEARN MORE