A scientist's ground-breaking work on the basic mechanisms and biochemical basis of chronic pain and drug addiction have opened new avenues of research and identified novel drug targets for these disorders.
A study is the first to confirm the movement patterns and seasonal migrations of baby white sharks in the north Atlantic Ocean. Results provide novel insights into this vulnerable early stage of life.
FAU neuroscientist Alex Keene, Ph.D., is working on a joint project that uses genomic and transgenic technology in Mexican cavefish to identify genetic loci that contribute to sleep, feeding, and metabolism.
A novel study has found that "skinny fat" - the combination of low muscle mass and strength in the context of high fat mass - may be an important predictor of cognitive performance in older adults.
FAU's Comprehensive Center for Brain Health is now enrolling patients for the pioneering Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative Generation Program that is made up of two clinical trials.
Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science recently launched FloridaSOAR, a first-of-its-kind, large-scale analysis of the magnitude of compromised Internet of Things devices globally.
Scientists from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have identified several strains of actinobacteria derived from sea sponges that have potent antifungal, anti-MRSA and antibacterial activities.
A study led by an affiliate faculty member in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine is the first to use a 3D virtual reality headset to test this tool as a distraction method in a pediatric setting.
A study led by a researcher at FAU is the first to use gold-standard measures to show that antipsychotic medication use in youths adversely affects body fat and insulin sensitivity.
One of the country's leading neuroscientists has developed eight myths and truths about Alzheimer's disease to shed light on this form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.