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Mapping Cavefish Brains Leads to Origin of Behavioral Evolution

By | September 16, 2020

A study is the first to look inside the brains of cavefish with millimeter resolution and show how individual neurons and brain regions that drive complex behaviors, including sleep and feeding have evolved.

FAU Moves Up in 'U.S. News & World Report's' List of Top Universities

By | September 14, 2020

Florida Atlantic University moved up in the U.S. News & World Report list of "Top Public Schools," to No. 136 in this year's ranking of the nation's best universities. FAU ranked No. 140 in 2020.

Guilt by Dissociation: Study Sheds Light on Serotonin in Autism

By | September 2, 2020

A study by a leading FAU neuroscientist and collaborators on serotonin, a mood-regulating molecule in the brain that regulates many brain synapses, is helping to unravel a neurotransmitter puzzle.

FAU Celebrates Summer 2020 Graduates

By | August 12, 2020

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 1,900 degrees for the summer 2020 semester in a special virtual ceremony.

FAU's ACI Receives $1.5M Grant from The Taft Foundation

By | August 5, 2020

FAU's Academy for Community Inclusion (ACI) within the Department of Exceptional Student Education in the College of Education recently received a $1.5 million grant from The Taft Foundation.

New Study on Development of Parkinson's Disease is 'On the Nose'

By | August 3, 2020

The loss of a sense of smell is known to be one of the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease (PD). In a new study, an FAU neuroscientist and colleagues link inflammation, olfaction and pathology seen in PD.

FAU Names Justin Perry, Ph.D., as New Dean of Wilkes Honors College

By | July 1, 2020

Florida Atlantic University has named Justin Perry, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College.

OLLI at FAU Jupiter to Present 'Healthy Aging and Your Brain' Series

By | June 24, 2020

The Osher LLI at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter will bring together Johns Hopkins Medicine experts for a virtual lectures series, "Healthy Aging and Your Brain Series," via Zoom webinars.

Study Sheds Light on Neuroinflammation and Psychological Disorders

By | June 4, 2020

Findings from a groundbreaking study will help scientists and clinicians to develop more tailored treatments and therapies for people who struggle with psychological disorders such as anxiety and depression.

FAU Celebrates Spring 2020 Graduates

By | May 7, 2020

FAU will confer more than 3,400 degrees for the spring 2020 semester. The new graduates will join more than 175,000 alumni who have graduated from FAU since the University opened its doors in 1964.