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Novel Study Demonstrates Role of Parkin Gene in Eye Lens

By | December 13, 2016

A new study at FAU is the first to demonstrate that the Parkin gene is turned on when cells are exposed to environmental insults that cause free radical formation and cataract formation.

Hispanics Think Trump Will Not Be Good for U.S. Economy

By | December 12, 2016

A majority of Hispanics think U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will not be good for the country's economy or the United States' relationships with other countries, according to a new FAU national poll.

Venture Investment Beats Bank Loans to Boost Small Business

By | December 8, 2016

Investment from venture capital appears to help new startup businesses grow and boost entrepreneurship better than funding from bank loans, according to a FAU new study.

Study Shows How Social Media Sites Help Transplant Patients

By | December 8, 2016

Researchers in FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing conducted a unique study to explore how transplant recipients use social media sites for support and healing.

Janet Robishaw to Lead Department of Biomedical Sciences

By | December 6, 2016

Janet Robishaw, Ph.D., a leader in functional and translational genomics, has been appointed as chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.

FAU Student Government Honors its Very First President

By | December 5, 2016

In 1965, just one year after Florida Atlantic University opened its doors, Daniel Mica, BA '66, became the University's very first Student Government (SG) president.

FAU Brain Institute Designated 'Nikon Center Of Excellence'

By | December 1, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's Brain Institute in Jupiter is now home to a Nikon Center of Excellence.

Having Former Politicians on Board Helps Complete Mergers

By | November 30, 2016

Study finds appointing former politicians and regulators to boards of directors or management teams influences corporate mergers and acquisitions and improves the financial performance of acquiring companies.

FAU and Neuro Pharmalogics Enter into Licensing Agreement

By | November 29, 2016

FAU has entered into a licensing agreement with Neuro Pharmalogics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for patients with rare neurological diseases.

FAU alumnus Eduardo Padrón Receives Medal from Obama

By | November 22, 2016

Eduardo Padrón, president of Miami Dade College and an alumnus of Florida Atlantic University College of Business, was one of 21 people to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom Tuesday at the White House.

 
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