FAU Hosts 53rd Annual Honors Convocation

By | April 12, 2022

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Bret Danilowicz will host the University's 53rd annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 13 at 4 p.m.

Study Shows Smoking Increased in Those Trying to Quit During COVID-19

By | April 11, 2022

Researchers found statistically significant and potentially clinically important differences between those who increased and decreased tobacco use during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Human Gene Variant Produces ADHD-like Problems in Mice

By | April 7, 2022

Mutant mice are providing a new neurobiological framework to understand the brain changes seen in distractible humans who carry a common gene variant associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

FAU's Soon-to-be Doctors 'Match' Amid Florida's Physician Shortfall

By | March 18, 2022

The Schmidt College of Medicine's class of 2022 matched today for their medical residencies during "Match Day." The soon-to-be doctors are helping to address physician shortages in Florida and nationally.

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.