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FAU Hosts Inaugural Amyloid Related Diseases Summit
The summit brought together leading scientists in the field across North America and Europe to discuss the latest research and advancements in the study of amyloid-related diseases.
FAU Celebrates 10 Years of Conferring M.D. Degrees
FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine celebrated the nation's newest physicians and biomedical researchers during the commencement ceremony, which marked 10 years of conferring M.D. degrees.
FAU Soon-to-be-Physicians celebrating at Match Day 2024
During the special Match Day ceremony, FAU's soon-to-be-physicians learned where they will fulfill their dreams for medical residency training, required to become board certified.
FAU 2024 Hall of Fame Inductees and Distinguished Alumni
Florida Atlantic University Alumni and Community Engagement recently hosted its annual Hall of Fame & Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony and Reception.

FAU Medical Students Inducted into AOA Honor Society
March 14, 2017
Ten students from Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine were recently inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AOA), a national medical honor society.
FAU Brain Institute Commemorates 'Brain Awareness Week'
March 13, 2017
Headed by molecular neuroscientist Randy Blakely, Ph.D., FAU's Brain Institute is commemorating "Brain Awareness Week" (March 13-19) to promote the public and personal benefits of brain research.
New Device Could Rapidly Detect Zika Virus at Airports
February 22, 2017
About the size of a tablet, a portable device that could be used in many settings like an airport, may hold the key to detecting the Zika virus accurately, rapidly and inexpensively using just a saliva sample.
Marine Sponge May Provide Antibacterial Solutions for MRSA
February 08, 2017
A compound extracted from a deep-water marine sponge is showing potent antibacterial activity against the drug resistant bacteria methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus also called the "super bug."
FAU and Sancilio Team Up on Therapy for Inherited Blindness
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.
Experts Urge for Wider Prescription of Statins
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.
Chair Yoga Effective Way to Treat Osteoarthritis
January 11, 2017
The first study to examine the effects of chair yoga on pain and physical function in older adults with osteoarthritis is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life.
Novel Study Demonstrates Role of Parkin Gene in Eye Lens
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
December 06, 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.
Former NBA Player Inducted into Halls of Fame
November 16, 2016
FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine's advisory board member and donor Jack Laub was recently inducted into the James P. Kelly University of Cincinnati Athletics Hall of Fame and the Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame.
Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431