FAU Emerging Scientist to Receive 2022 "Cataract Research Award"
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
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'
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
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
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
Julie G. Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D., a leading neurosurgeon and physician scientist, will assume this role in February 2022.
Special Bond: Leading FAU Geriatrician and World War II Hero
A leading geriatrician and advocate for seniors and a 98-year-old World War II veteran and hero have a common bond: to improve care and quality of life for Americans and people throughout the world.
FAU Expert on COVID-19 Boosters and Vaccines for Children Ages 5-11
Joanna Drowos, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., FAU Schmidt College of Medicine, provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 boosters and vaccines for children ages 5 to 11.
FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine Receives $1 Million Gift
Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received a $1 million gift from Norton and Anita Waltuch to provide support for medical student scholarships.
EMS Ketamine Use on Patients on Cocaine Raises Intubation 5.75-fold
FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers explored the sedative used by EMS for 'excited delirium,' a form of aggressive behavior, and the effects of illicit substances on ensuing hospital intubations.