NEWS ARCHIVE


Did COVID-19 Make Tinnitus, 'Ringing' in the Ears, Worse?

By | March 2, 2022

A researcher from FAU and collaborators compared patients with tinnitus before and during the COVID-19 pandemic to assess if the severity of tinnitus was influenced by the lockdown related to the pandemic.

U.S. Falls Short in 'Geriatricizing' Emergency Departments

By | February 23, 2022

According to Schmidt College of Medicine researchers, most emergency departments in the U.S. and worldwide do not provide the level of service recommended by the Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines.

FAU Names PHF Computational Brain Health Graduate Fellows

By | February 18, 2022

FAU has selected four Ph.D. students whose work embraces computational neuroscience to receive the inaugural Palm Health Foundation Computational Brain Health Graduate Fellowships.

'Prescribe Ivermectin for COVID-19 Only in Large Randomized Trials'

By | February 16, 2022

Ivermectin is not approved by the FDA to treat or prevent COVID-19. Nonetheless, prescriptions of ivermectin by U.S. health care providers increased more than tenfold from 3,589 per week pre-COVID-19 to 39,102.

FAU Emerging Scientist to Receive 2022 "Cataract Research Award"

By | February 15, 2022

Lisa Ann Brennan, Ph.D., an associate research professor in the Schmidt College of Medicine, will receive the prestigious 2022 National Foundation for Eye Research's "Cataract Research Award" in May.

FAU Lands $1.3 Million NIH Grant for Rapid, Automated HIV Self-test

By | January 13, 2022

FAU engineering and biomedical science researchers are developing an affordable and reliable, automated HIV self-test that will increase access and improve treatment outcomes in any setting.

Researchers Urge: 'Prescribe Aspirin Based on Benefit-to-Risk Not Age'

By | January 5, 2022

Researchers provide a perspective on aspirin to prevent heart attacks and stroke and urge health care providers to make clinical judgements on a case-by-case basis and based on benefit-to-risk and not age.

FAU Study Reveals Gaps in Florida's COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

By | December 14, 2021

Early distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in Florida reached the intended senior population, but it failed to ensure equal access for lower-income and minority communities, according to a new study.

Richard S. Isaacson, M.D., to Lead Alzheimer's Disease Prevention

By | November 29, 2021

A world-renowned clinician-researcher has joined the Schmidt College of Medicine to direct the FAU Center for Brain Health to focus on Alzheimer's disease and neurodegenerative dementia prevention.

FAU Names New Dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine

By | November 16, 2021

Julie G. Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D., a leading neurosurgeon and physician scientist, will assume this role in February 2022.