NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Awarded More than $1.1 Million for Alzheimer's Research

By | December 19, 2018

FAU Brain Institute fellows have received more than $1.1 million from the Florida Department of Health's Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer's Disease Research Program.

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine Honors Donors at Ceremony

By | December 6, 2018

FAU hosted a dedication ceremony and reception to celebrate a major milestone and to honor benefactors Barbara and Richard Schmidt and philanthropists Lisa and Michael Kaufman, and Dr. Charles H. Hennekens.

Innovative Stroke Treatment Leads to Patent Applications

By | November 29, 2018

An innovative agent that has been used for decades to treat alcohol-use disorder is showing real promise for the treatment of stroke and has resulted in a U.S. patent application for a neuroscientist at FAU.

Study Pinpoints Pathway Impacting Autism Features

By | October 8, 2018

A team of FAU scientists has uncovered a brain-signaling pathway that can be pharmacologically manipulated in genetically engineered mice to reverse an autism-related pathway.

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.