NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Professor, MSD Senior Collaborate on Homicide Trends

By | October 2, 2018

An FAU professor and a senior from MSD High School have published a study in "The American Journal of Medicine" on the vast differences in homicide rates between Baltimore and New York City.

Annual Pap Test a 'Thing of the Past?'

By | August 21, 2018

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has updated its 2012 guidelines for cervical cancer screening. A leading OB/GYN physician provides an important review of these new guidelines in an editorial in "JAMA."

Medical Students Receive First Doctor's White Coat

By | August 10, 2018

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine celebrated its eighth White Coat Ceremony to officially welcome its newest medical students during a symbolic ceremony.

FAU and Sheba Medical Center Partner on Emergency Management

By | August 9, 2018

In this collaboration, Sheba's world-class experts will work with FAU to develop and deliver educational programs, conduct research and build additional response and leadership capabilities in Florida.

FAU $1.8 Million NIH Grant Will Address Pain, Addiction

By | July 31, 2018

A scientist's ground-breaking work on the basic mechanisms and biochemical basis of chronic pain and drug addiction have opened new avenues of research and identified novel drug targets for these disorders.

'Skinny Fat' in Older Adults May Predict Alzheimer's Risk

By | July 5, 2018

A novel study has found that "skinny fat" - the combination of low muscle mass and strength in the context of high fat mass - may be an important predictor of cognitive performance in older adults.

FAU Enrolling for Alzheimer's Prevention Research Program

By | June 21, 2018

FAU's Comprehensive Center for Brain Health is now enrolling patients for the pioneering Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative Generation Program that is made up of two clinical trials.

Virtual Reality Headset Reduces Children's Fear of Needles

By | June 18, 2018

A study led by an affiliate faculty member in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine is the first to use a 3D virtual reality headset to test this tool as a distraction method in a pediatric setting.

Metabolic Effects of Antipsychotic Medications in Youths

By | June 13, 2018

A study led by a researcher at FAU is the first to use gold-standard measures to show that antipsychotic medication use in youths adversely affects body fat and insulin sensitivity.

Common Myths and Truths About Alzheimer's Disease

By | June 4, 2018

One of the country's leading neuroscientists has developed eight myths and truths about Alzheimer's disease to shed light on this form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.