NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU-University MRI Announce Research Partnership

By | November 5, 2015

FAU and University MRI have entered into a joint research agreement to propel the University's focus in the neurosciences and provide researchers with access to the newest imaging technologies available today.

Three-Minute Test Detects Common Form of Dementia

By | October 26, 2015

An FAU neuroscientist has developed a new test that can assess clinical signs and symptoms of Lewy Body dementia, a common form of dementia that's difficult to diagnose, with 96.8 percent accuracy.

Honors College Student Achieves 99th Percentile on MCAT

By | October 22, 2015

Senior Kendyl Stewart recently placed in the 99th percentile among Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) takers -- an astonishing accomplishment that has opened the doors to many new opportunities.

Former Israel Surgeon General Yitshak Kreiss to Visit FAU

By | October 21, 2015

Yitshak Kreiss, M.D., an internationally renowned leader in disaster, emergency and humanitarian medicine and former Israel Defense Forces surgeon general, will visit Florida Atlantic University.

FAU Offers Free Hearing Screenings

By | October 12, 2015

Florida Atlantic University's Department of Communication Science and Disorders will host free hearing screenings in honor of National Audiology Awareness Month.

Bioinspired Robotic Finger Advances Prosthetics Technology

By | October 8, 2015

Most robotic parts used today are rigid, have a limited range of motion and don't look lifelike. Inspired by nature and biology, a robotic finger designed at FAU looks, feels and works like the real thing.

Project Enhances Teamwork Among Varied Health Professions

By | October 6, 2015

FAU and Boca Raton Regional Hospital have partnered on a unique project to eliminate barriers between healthcare disciplines and build crucial communication and teambuilding skills to support collaboration.

First Study on Hard-to-treat Depression in Older People

By | September 30, 2015

About half of older adults don't respond to first-line medication for depression. A new study shows that adding a second drug to treatment with an antidepressant medication alone helps many of these patients.

New Technology to Monitor Blood Disorder With a Smart Phone

By | September 22, 2015

A researcher has a unique way to monitor sickle cell disease using a smart phone, and will develop a portable smart sensor and a phone application for patients to analyze and store their blood test results.

FAU's Medical School to Work with foundation2recovery.org

By | September 9, 2015

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine will work with foundation2recovery.org to combat the narcotic prescription drug epidemic using novel approaches for treatment, prevention and education programs.