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FAU and Sancilio Team Up on Therapy for Inherited Blindness

By | January 30, 2017

Researchers from FAU and Sancilio and Company, Inc. are collaborating to develop a treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa, an inherited disease that causes severe progressive vision impairment and blindness.

Tick-borne Disease Advocate Has Voice in Future Research

By | January 20, 2017

Alana Edwards served on review panels to select applications submitted to the Department of Defense to decide how the $5 million appropriated by Congress will be spent on future tick-borne disease research.

Experts Urge for Wider Prescription of Statins

By | January 18, 2017

Researchers from FAU and Harvard address the possible but unproven link between statins and diabetes and emphasize that the link to diabetes is questionable and inconsequential.

FAU Graduate Earns Prestigious Post-Doctoral Fellowship

By | December 21, 2016

Ramon Garcia-Areas' groundbreaking research on breast cancer has earned him a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship at Institut Curie Pasteur in Paris, one of the world's leading research institutes.

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.

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 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.

Climate Warming and Melting Sea Ice Impacts on Arctic Whales

By | November 17, 2016

FAU Harbor Branch study shows the relationship between changing sea ice and beluga whale migration and habitat patterns of several populations over two decades of dramatic sea ice changes in the Pacific Arctic.

Does a 'Bad' Apple Spoil the Bunch?

By | November 14, 2016

FAU researchers and collaborators conducted a first-of-its-kind longitudinal study on twins to identify the degree to which siblings contribute to the increase in delinquent behavior and alcohol misuse.

FAU Students Support Haiti with Relief Effort

By | November 14, 2016

The FAU community came together to start a Help for Haiti relief effort in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

 
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