Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D., a renowned neuroscientist and leading expert in synaptic pharmacology, neurotransmitter transporters, and neurogenetics, is at the helm of the newly-formed FAU Brain Institute.
Olga Bakina, a Fulbright scholar from the Ukraine, received her M.S. in biomedical science at FAU's graduation ceremony this morning. Bakina will be pursuing a Ph.D. at Helmholtz Zentrum in Munich, Germany.
FAU's College of Medicine celebrated a long-anticipated day as it conferred the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees to 61 members of the class of 2016, making them the nation's newest physicians.
There are currently no medications available to specifically treat Lewy Body dementia (LBD). FAU's College of Medicine is spearheading the South Florida site for the first U.S. clinical trial for LBD.
Inspired by pregnancy tests, scientists have developed a method to store microfluidic devices for months without refrigeration, giving developing countries an inexpensive and reliable way to treat patients.
Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers or INTERACT(TM) was implemented in phase I of The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' initiative to reduce avoidable hospitalizations for nursing home residents.
The soon-to-be graduates in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine participated in "Match Day" to learn where they will be spending the next several years of medical training as residents.
Pre-Health Professions Day is an opportunity for FAU undergraduates, graduates, and the community to talk with admissions representatives from health-related graduate and professional programs.
A biomedical scientist has received a $1.2 million grant from the James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program, Florida Department of Health, to develop a new and innovative approach to treat stroke.
Twenty-two registered nurses studying to become nurse practitioners in FAU's Lynn College of Nursing will join professors on a trip that will transform their lives and how they think about providing healthcare.