NEWS ARCHIVE


'Placenta-on-a-chip' Mimics Nutrient Exchange between Mother-Fetus

By | September 26, 2022

FAU researchers have developed and tested a novel 3D microfluidic device to study the complicated processes that take place in malaria-infected placenta between mother and fetus.

Rare Human Gene Variant in ADHD, Autism Exposes Vital Sex Differences

By | September 21, 2022

FAU researchers have uncovered key differences in the molecular dopamine synapses in the brains of male and female mice that support attention, movement, motivation and pleasure.

FAU Resident Physicians Report COVID-19 Impacts

By | September 15, 2022

A Schmidt College of Medicine study assessed resident physicians' perceptions, coping strategies and self-reported levels of depression, anxiety and stress experienced during the early phase of the pandemic.

FAU Awarded $1 Million NIH Grant for New Florida Summer Institute

By | September 14, 2022

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine received a $1 million NIH grant for the first Florida Summer Institute in Biostatistics and Data Science in the Southeastern U.S. - and one of only 10 sites nationwide.

FAU, Israel Scientists 'Team Up' to Tackle AD-related Mood Disorders

By | August 29, 2022

FAU researchers in collaboration with Tel Aviv University have received a two-year, $379,177 NIH grant to study mood-disorders changes in Alzheimer's disease.

Feeling Anxious or Blue? Ultra-processed Foods May be to Blame

By | August 25, 2022

A study by FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine found that U.S. adults who consume more ultra-processed food report more adverse mental symptoms of mild depression, "mentally unhealthy days" and "anxious days."

New Low-cost Device Rapidly, Accurately Detects Hepatitis C Infection

By | August 3, 2022

FAU researchers have developed a portable microfluidic platform that rapidly and accurately detects Hepatitis C infection without the need for trained technicians, expensive equipment or a laboratory.

Online Chair Yoga Viable for Isolated Older Adults with Dementia

By | July 28, 2022

During the pandemic, FAU researchers evaluated a remotely supervised online chair yoga intervention for older adults with dementia and measured clinical outcomes virtually via Zoom under the remote guidance.

FAU, Hospital Partners Strategize on Medical Residencies, Fellowships

By | July 20, 2022

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine and hospital leaders met to strategize and outline the next phase for graduate medical education and residency programs in Palm Beach County, which they will launch in the fall.

FAU Health Network Quickly Adds More Partners

By | June 17, 2022

Several South Florida leading hospitals and patient care providers have joined the FAU Health Network's groundbreaking collaboration to greatly benefit the region.