FAU Harbor Branch scientists are researching ways to create a biosynthetic version of a compound found in a sea sponge that is very active against cancer cells.
A study on a plaque identifying toothpaste has shown significant reductions in dental plaque and inflammation throughout the body. These findings support the premise of reductions in heart attacks and strokes.
Phillip Boiselle, M.D., a leader in thoracic imaging and innovation, will serve as dean of FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine effective in January 2017. He comes to FAU from Harvard Medical School.
Students from Boynton Beach High School had the opportunity to experience what it's like to be a physician for the day as they learned how to respond to medical emergencies using simulation technology.
Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has entered into an agreement with the Donna Klein Jewish Academy (DKJA) to create a Medical Studies Program.
A deep-water marine sponge that contains leiodermatolide has the ability to inhibit the growth of cancer cells and block cancer cells from dividing using extremely low concentrations of the natural compound.
The International Academy of Cardiology recently awarded a distinguished fellowship to Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H. in FAU's College of Medicine, for his contributions to cardiovascular medicine.
FAU's Westgate Community Health Center has received a $600,000 grant from the Farris Foundation to increase access to nurse-led primary and mental care services for underserved populations.
Florida Atlantic University is remembering the 49 victims and dozens injured in the recent Orlando mass shooting with a series of events at its Boca Raton and Davie campuses.
A researcher has developed a new device for assisted reproductive technology that can quickly, easily and cost effectively select only the healthiest sperm without causing DNA damage.