School of Osteopathic Medicine

School of Osteopathic Medicine

For the students in the RowanSOM Class of 2015 – and for thousands of fourth year medical students across the country – it was a day they will lo

The annual US News & World Report ranking of America’s top medical schools once again includes RowanSOM as one of America's top schools for geriatric medical education.
A newly published study by researchers at RowanSOM is the first to report an association between bisphenol-A (BPA), a common plasticizer used in a variety of consumer food and beverage containers, with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children.
Paola Leone, PhD, a professor of Cell Biology at RowanSOM, has been awarded a three-year, $477,000 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) to develop a stem cell-based therapy for Canavan disease, a rare but devastating neurological disorder in children that typically takes a child’s life by age 10.
Researchers at RowanSOM have discovered a molecular 'switch' that controls replication and transcription of mitochondria DNA.
Each December, as the holiday season winds down, many people resolve to “get healthy” in the New Year. Their commitment – to lose weight, exercise more and be healthy – often starts strong, but falters in the cold, dark days of January.
Rowan University has appointed Dr. Arye Rosen, a world-renowned researcher with extensive experience in developing medical devices, as a visiting professor with the title of associate vice president for Biomedical Research Partnerships.
A longtime leader in the field of geriatrics, RowanSOM has become just the 13th medical school in the United States - and the first in New Jersey - to establish a distinct department of Geriatrics and Gerontology.
hand drawn poem written by child
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the words in the pictures that adorn the offices of the CARES (Child Abuse Research Education and Service) Institute of RowanSOM could fill a library with stories of pain, suffering and, ultimately, recovery.
With the help of a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging and a unique data panel of close to 6,000 older people in New Jersey, Rachel Pruchno, PhD, of RowanSOM, has begun a study that will examine how disasters affect functional limitations of older people, measure the health care expenses associated with those limitations, and develop strategies that increase the likelihood that older people will flourish despite the stress of natural disasters.

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