NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Receives $28 Million Scholarship Gift to Support Medical Education

By | May 12, 2022

FAU has received the largest scholarship gift in its history from John and Ann Wood in memory of their son, Robert A. Wood, to support students in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.

New Oral Antiviral Drug Reduces Death in Early COVID-19

By | May 11, 2022

Researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine have published a commentary in the "American Journal of Medicine" on the first oral antiviral drug for high-risk, newly-infected patients with COVID-19.

It's Official, They're Doctors!

By | April 29, 2022

The 64 members of the Schmidt College of Medicine's class of 2022 are among the nation's newest physicians. They received their Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees at the eighth commencement ceremony.

AI Could Predict Ideal Patients for Spinal Cord Stimulation

By | April 28, 2022

A study led by Julie Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D., is the first to use machine-learning algorithms in the neuromodulation field to predict long-term response to spinal cord stimulation in patients with chronic pain.

When it Comes to Preventing Alzheimer's, Women Respond Better Than Men

By | April 26, 2022

A study headed by FAU's Richard Isaacson, M.D., is the first to examine if sex significantly affects cognitive outcomes in people who follow individually-tailored, multi-domain clinical interventions.

Pain in the Neck? New Surgical Method Could be Game-changing

By | April 21, 2022

FAU and Marcus Neuroscience Institute researchers have developed a technique to improve anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, which shows promise for patients with degenerative cervical spine disease.

FAU Hosts 53rd Annual Honors Convocation

By | April 12, 2022

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Bret Danilowicz will host the University's 53rd annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 13 at 4 p.m.

Study Shows Smoking Increased in Those Trying to Quit During COVID-19

By | April 11, 2022

Researchers found statistically significant and potentially clinically important differences between those who increased and decreased tobacco use during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Human Gene Variant Produces ADHD-like Problems in Mice

By | April 7, 2022

Mutant mice are providing a new neurobiological framework to understand the brain changes seen in distractible humans who carry a common gene variant associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

FAU's Soon-to-be Doctors 'Match' Amid Florida's Physician Shortfall

By | March 18, 2022

The Schmidt College of Medicine's class of 2022 matched today for their medical residencies during "Match Day." The soon-to-be doctors are helping to address physician shortages in Florida and nationally.