Algorithm Steers Catheters to Target for Treating Atrial Fibrillation
Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science and collaborators have developed the first algorithm that can locate patient-specific ablation targets within the atria that does not require specialized catheters or 3D electro-anatomic maps of the heart. The new algorithm – the iterative catheter navigation (ICAN) – is fundamentally different from existing approaches.... more
Marine Organisms Hold Promise to Treat Breast Cancer
Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have received $801,000 from the Florida Department of Health’s Bankhead Coley Cancer Research Program for a project to investigate the use of marine natural compounds as potential treatments of triple negative breast cancers.... more
FAU Celebrates Spring 2019 Commencement
Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 3,200 degrees today and tomorrow during six commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. The new graduates will join more than 169,000 alumni who have graduated from FAU since the University opened its doors in 1964.... more
FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed the first algorithm that guides catheter movements and accurately detects atrial fibrillation targets without 3D maps of the heart.
FAU Harbor Branch researchers have received $801,000 from the Florida Department of Health to investigate the use of marine natural compounds as potential treatments of triple negative breast cancers.
A researcher in FAU's College of Education and collaborators conducted a study to examine the effect of voice disorders and listener strategies on speech intelligibility.
Florida Atlantic University's Center for Forensic Accounting and the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Inspector General will host the Forensic Accounting and Financial Institution Fraud Conference.
FAU's Cane Institute for Advanced Technologies within A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School recently hosted the MATE ROV Regional Competition.
The Osher LLI at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter is pleased to announce the appointments of Brenda Babitz, Mark Goldman, M.D., Anne Messer and Lawrence Ornstein to its advisory board.
The Department of Theatre and Dance has announced its summer lineup for Festival Repertory Theatre 2019.
Florida Atlantic University has announced the date of next year's President's Gala - mark your calendars for Saturday, April 4, 2020.
FAU Tech Runway® hosted its 2019 Launch Competition and Demo Day, revealing its seventh class, known as "Venture Class 7."
Ron DeSantis names Florida blue-green algae task force
"At a press conference at Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Monday, DeSantis announced that the task force would include . . . Dr. James Sullivan from Florida Atlantic University."... more