Study Shows New Way to Treat Stroke Using an Already FDA-Approved Drug

A study from Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine holds promise for a new way to treat stroke using an already FDA-approved drug – granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (GCSF). GCSF enhances blood cellular development and is currently used to treat neutropenia (low white blood cells) caused by chemotherapy and has successfully been used with very few side effects for patients who require bone marrow transplants to stimulate blood cell formation.... more

Most Rehabilitating Sea Turtles with Infectious Tumors Don’t Survive

Annie Page-Karjian, D.V.M., Ph.D., a researcher from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute and collaborators, conducted a large-scale, retrospective case series review evaluating tumor score, removal and regrowth in rehabilitating green sea turtles with FP in four rehabilitation facilities in the southeastern United States from 2009 to 2017.... more

New Test Detects Harmful Algal Blooms Toxin Exposure in Human Urine

A researcher from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute collaborated with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to test a newly developed immunocapture protein phosphatase inhibition assay (IC-PPIA) method for detection of microcystins and nodularin in human urine. This method uses a commercially available antibody to specifically isolate microcystins and nodularine from human urine prior to measurement.... more

 


Study Shows New Way to Treat Stroke Using an Already FDA-Approved Drug

Researchers from FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine are the first to report on the neuroprotective properties of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, an already FDA-approved drug.

Genetic Testing in Diverse Young Breast Cancer Patients over a Decade

Researchers examined racial and ethnic differences in genetic testing frequency and results among diverse breast cancer patients diagnosed at age 50 or younger from January 2007 to December 2017.

Most Rehabilitating Sea Turtles with Infectious Tumors Don't Survive

FAU Harbor Branch researchers examined survival rates of green sea turtles with fibropapillomatosis in rehab facilities in the southeastern U.S. and found that 75 percent did not survive.

FAU Announces 2020 'Frontiers in Science' Public Lecture Series

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science will host its 2020 "Frontiers in Science" series with seven different lectures on Fridays, beginning Jan. 17 through April 3.

Online Graduate Nursing Program Soars to No. 7 in National Rankings

'U.S. News & World Report' has ranked FAU's online graduate nursing program No. 7 in 2020. FAU's online MBA, master's business, master's education and overall bachelor's programs also made the list.

FAU Athletics Receives $5 Million Sponsorship to Name FAU Arena

The FAU Athletic Department has partnered with Brian Wedding and RoofClaim.com on a $5 million, 10-year sponsorship to name the RoofClaim.com Arena.

FAU Presents New York Times Best-Selling Authors

FAU's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will host the sixth annual Palm Beach Book Festival with an exciting group of New York Times bestselling authors.

Osher LLI at FAU Announces Faculty-in-Residence Program

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter will host two lectures by Taylor Hagood, Ph.D., and Joseph Urgo, Ph.D.

The Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Presents Steve Clemons

The Osher LLI at FAU in Jupiter will present a lecture by Steve Clemons, the editor-at-large of The Hill magazine, on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Osher LLI complex at FAU Jupiter.

FAU Tech Runway® Celebrates 5 Years, Releases Economic Impact Report

FAU Tech Runway® recently celebrated its five-year anniversary and released the results of its fifth annual economic impact report.

Poll Finds Biden Widening Lead in FL, Where Trump Has Fallen Behind

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has widened his lead to 26 points among Florida voters in the race for the Democratic party's nomination for president in 2020.

FAU Partners with Palm Beach County School District for Ethics Bowl

FAU's LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy has partnered with The School District of Palm Beach County to host the annual Palm Beach County Regional High School Ethics Bowl.

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What’s killing coral in the Florida Keys? Scientists say it’s more than just rising temperatures

Coral reefs near the Florida Keys are being destroyed, with scientists reporting a “heartbreaking” decline over the past three decades. NBC’s Kerry Sanders meets with researchers who say warming water temperatures are just one part of the problem.... more

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