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Neuroinflammation, Chronic Stress, FAU Brain Institute, Neuroscience, Psychological Disorders, Brain Circuits, Anxiety, Depression

Study Sheds Light on Neuroinflammation and Psychological Disorders

By | June 4, 2020

Findings from a groundbreaking study will help scientists and clinicians to develop more tailored treatments and therapies for people who struggle with psychological disorders such as anxiety and depression.

COVID-19, Coronavirus Disease, Hydroxychloroquine, Schmidt College of Medicine, Infectious Disease, Prescriptions, Clinicians, Randomized Clinical Trials, Safety Data

Researchers Urge Halt in Prescribing Hydroxycholoroquine for COVID-19

By | June 3, 2020

Researchers urge a halt on prescribing hydroxychloroquine, with or without azithromycin, to treat or prevent COVID-19, and caution that the reassuring safety profile of the drug may be more apparent than real.

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Good Night? Satellite Data Uncovers Dolphins on the Move at Nighttime

By | June 2, 2020

Using satellite telemetry, a scientist from FAU's Harbor Branch and collaborators provide the first documentation of the whereabouts of bottlenose dolphins from the Indian River Lagoon at night.

Robotic Cat, Isolated Seniors, Pandemic, COVID-19, Alzheimer

Robotic Cats Are 'Purr-fect' Companions for Isolated Seniors

By | May 28, 2020

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing offers a "purr-fect" solution to comfort and engage older adults with Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias during the pandemic - interactive robotic cats.

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Healthcare Workers, Novel Infections, Future Pandemics, Emergency Medicine, Artificial Intelligence, AI, Prevention

'With This Ring,' Scientists Hope to Predict COVID-19

By | May 27, 2020

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers are conducting a study designed to predict COVID-19 in healthcare workers on the frontline of the pandemic. At the center of it all - a ring.

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FAU Brain Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Receives NIMH Award

By | May 21, 2020

One in five Americans will experience a mental illness in a given year. Paula Gajewski-Kurdziel, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in FAU's Brain Institute received a three-year, $65.5 thousand grant from the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) to study the connection between psychiatric disorders...

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FAU Expert Cautions about Securities Fraud During Coronavirus Crisis

By | May 21, 2020

Securities fraud levels rise in periods of economic downturns so there are reasons to be concerned about improper dealings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19, Coronavirus Disease, Racial Inequalities, Disadvantaged Minorities, Lifesaving Innovations, Vaccines, Public Health

Existing Racial Inequalities in Death from COVID-19 Will Soar

By | May 20, 2020

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researcher and collaborators say now is the time to address short-term clinical and public health challenges to ensure equal access to any lifesaving innovation for COVID-19.

Tech Runway Venture Class 8

FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Eighth Venture Class

By | May 19, 2020

FAU Tech Runway® recently hosted its annual Launch Competition, revealing its eighth class, "Venture Class 8."

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Honors College Students Create Innovative Electronic Art in Response to Quarantine

By | May 18, 2020

Harriet L. Wilkes Honors students enrolled in ART4654C Honors Electronics and Electronic Objects for Art this spring worked to create electronic projects that are poetic and innovative.