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Worm Holds Key to Treating Epilepsy and Rapid Drug Discovery

By | September 26, 2016

Researchers from FAU, in collaboration with The Scripps Research Institute, have opened up the possibilities for rapid drug screens to treat seizures in the near future by using a microscopic nematode worm.

Max Planck-FAU Premier Doctoral Program

By | September 22, 2016

The nation's first International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Brain and Behavior via FAU collaboration launched this fall semester with five students from FAU.

Dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science Announced

By | September 14, 2016

Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., a leading astronomer and researcher, has been named as the dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science effective January 2017. He comes to FAU from the University of Florida.

Executive Director Named at FAU Harbor Branch

By | September 8, 2016

Anton Post, Ph.D. will lead Environmental and Ocean Science research at Florida Atlantic University.

New Technology Provides a 'Voice' for Hospitalized Patients

By | September 8, 2016

A tablet-based communication application called "Speak for Myself(TM)," developed at FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, is proving to be an invaluable tool empowering patients who are voiceless.

Study Shows Americans More Politically Polarized than Ever

By | September 7, 2016

Results of a study using nationally representative surveys of 10 million U.S. residents show that Americans are not only more politically polarized than ever but that more people identify as independent.

FAU Receives $2 Million Grant for Advanced Nursing Program

By | August 30, 2016

FAU's College of Nursing will use the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to grow South Florida's primary care workforce and address unmet health care needs of underserved populations.

Compound from Marine Sponge Reduces Pancreatic Tumor Size

By | August 18, 2016

A deep-water marine sponge that contains leiodermatolide has the ability to inhibit the growth of cancer cells and block cancer cells from dividing using extremely low concentrations of the natural compound.

Study Sheds Light on Efficacy of Sexual Assault Hotlines

By | August 11, 2016

Today, there are more than 1,000 crisis hotline affiliates in the United States alone. Yet, despite their widespread use, much remains unknown or unclear about their service efficacy.

FAU Graduate Studying Deadly Bacteria in Florida

By | August 10, 2016

Gabrielle Barbarite received her doctorate in integrative biology on Tuesday, August 9.

 
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