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Latest Research Articles

New Technology Rapidly, Reliably Monitors Sickle Cell Disease

By | June 13, 2019

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a new method to monitor sickle cell disease that doesn't require microscopic imaging or biochemical markers.

If You Teach Them, They Will Care

By | June 6, 2019

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and collaborators developed a novel geriatric care program for undergraduate nursing students.

Tolerance to Stress is a 'Trade-off' as Fruit Flies Age

By | June 4, 2019

FAU neuroscientists are the first to show how the effects of the foraging gene in fruit flies are beneficial early in life but costly later in life.

Measles Vaccination: 'All for One and One for All'

By | May 24, 2019

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers provide a commentary to address clinical, ethical, public health and legal concerns due to the measles outbreaks in New York City and Rockland County in New York.

Algorithm Steers Catheters to Target for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

By | May 21, 2019

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.

Marine Organisms Hold Promise to Treat Breast Cancer

By | May 16, 2019

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.

Voice Disorders Significantly Affect Listeners, Too

By | May 15, 2019

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.

Scientists Offer New Alzheimer's, Amyloid Connection Theory

By | April 23, 2019

In a new study, FAU Brain Institute researchers sought to answer a fundamental question -- "Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's disease or is it just an accomplice?"

Technology Senses Parkinson's Patients' Medication Response

By | April 17, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed a novel approach that automatically senses how Parkinson's patients respond to medication without patient or physician engagement.

Overwhelmed Clients; Unrealistic Agency Expectations

By | April 16, 2019

Researchers from FAU's Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work conducted a study to examine challenges among therapists in contracted private agencies working in child welfare systems.