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The Division of Research supports FAU faculty conducting research, forging innovations and advancing science and technology in all disciplines. It assists in enhancing and growing the research enterprise at the university. Units within the division identify grant and funding opportunities, manage proposals and awards, protect intellectual property rights, and highlight research achievements and more.

The division also promotes a number of entrepreneurial and economic development initiatives that give faculty, students and the community opportunities to launch start-ups, create jobs and reach for their dreams.


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Marine Organisms Hold Promise to Treat Breast Cancer

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have received $801,000 from the Florida Department of Health’s Bankhead Coley Cancer Research Program for a project to investigate the use of marine natural compounds as potential treatments of triple negative breast cancers.

May 16, 2019

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Voice Disorders Significantly Affect Listeners, Too

FAU researchers and Towson University conducted a study to determine if there are differences in speech intelligibility in healthy voices compared to those who have voice disorders such as breathiness, hoarseness, loss of voice or a “croaky” voice.

May 15, 2019

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Scientists Offer New Alzheimer's, Amyloid Connection Theory

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?"

April 23, 2019

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