NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Receives NIH Grant to Develop Rapid, Reliable, Low-cost HIV Test

By | June 20, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science, and Schmidt College of Medicine researchers received a $377,971 National Institutes of Health grant to develop a disposable microchip for HIV testing.

New Technology Rapidly, Reliably Monitors Sickle Cell Disease

By | June 13, 2019

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a new method to monitor sickle cell disease that doesn't require microscopic imaging or biochemical markers.

The Dog Days of Summer are Here, But this 'Cool' Cat Isn't Worried

By | June 12, 2019

A team from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science found an innovative way to keep a rescue snow leopard "chill" as temperatures rise during the dog days of summer as well as year-round.

Gregg B. Fields Named Executive Director of FAU's I-HEALTH

By | June 10, 2019

Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., has been named as executive director of FAU's Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), one of the university's four research pillars.

FAU Receives $750,000 from Gangal Foundation to Name Innovation Hall

By | May 22, 2019

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science received a $750,000 gift from the GANGALS nonprofit Foundation, Inc. to name the Lata and Shiva Gangal Global Innovation Hall in the Engineering East building.

Algorithm Steers Catheters to Target for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

By | May 21, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed the first algorithm that guides catheter movements and accurately detects atrial fibrillation targets without 3D maps of the heart.

Marine Organisms Hold Promise to Treat Breast Cancer

By | May 16, 2019

FAU Harbor Branch researchers have received $801,000 from the Florida Department of Health to investigate the use of marine natural compounds as potential treatments of triple negative breast cancers.

FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Seventh Venture Class

By | May 8, 2019

FAU Tech Runway® hosted its 2019 Launch Competition and Demo Day, revealing its seventh class, known as "Venture Class 7."

Scientists Offer New Alzheimer's, Amyloid Connection Theory

By | April 23, 2019

In a new study, FAU Brain Institute researchers sought to answer a fundamental question -- "Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's disease or is it just an accomplice?"

Technology Senses Parkinson's Patients' Medication Response

By | April 17, 2019

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed a novel approach that automatically senses how Parkinson's patients respond to medication without patient or physician engagement.