NEWS ARCHIVE


From Selfies to Self-diagnosing Disease with Smartphones

By | February 14, 2019

Scientists from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a cell phone imaging algorithm that makes a smartphone camera as powerful as spectroscopy, a device used in scientific research.

Study Examines Aspirin Use to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

By | February 7, 2019

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers examined if high risk patients with advanced colorectal polyps reported taking aspirin to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer and the recurrence of advanced polyps.

FAU and Coral Springs Fire Department Team Up for Trauma Day

By | January 22, 2019

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine and Coral Springs Fire Department teamed up for "Trauma Day" as part of the Healthcare Careers Outreach Program.

Born to Run: Just Not on Cocaine

By | January 16, 2019

FAU neuroscientists and collaborators found a surprising response to cocaine in a novel strain of mutant mice - they failed to show hyperactivity seen in normal mice when given cocaine and didn't run around.

Florida's First NSF-funded AI and Deep Learning Laboratory

By | January 10, 2019

Led by researchers in FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science, FAU will establish Florida's first NSF-funded Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Training and Research Laboratory.

Study First to Examine Osteoarthritis and Risk of Death

By | January 8, 2019

Researchers are the first to study the differences in the risk of death associated with osteoarthritis involving 51,983 Americans who were followed for up to 20 years and reveals some unexpected results.

FAU Awarded More than $1.1 Million for Alzheimer's Research

By | December 19, 2018

FAU Brain Institute fellows have received more than $1.1 million from the Florida Department of Health's Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer's Disease Research Program.

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine Honors Donors at Ceremony

By | December 6, 2018

FAU hosted a dedication ceremony and reception to celebrate a major milestone and to honor benefactors Barbara and Richard Schmidt and philanthropists Lisa and Michael Kaufman, and Dr. Charles H. Hennekens.

Innovative Stroke Treatment Leads to Patent Applications

By | November 29, 2018

An innovative agent that has been used for decades to treat alcohol-use disorder is showing real promise for the treatment of stroke and has resulted in a U.S. patent application for a neuroscientist at FAU.

Study Pinpoints Pathway Impacting Autism Features

By | October 8, 2018

A team of FAU scientists has uncovered a brain-signaling pathway that can be pharmacologically manipulated in genetically engineered mice to reverse an autism-related pathway.