NEWS ARCHIVE


Future FAU Nurse Practitioners to Head to Guatemala

By | February 11, 2016

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.

NIH Awards $2.8 Million to FAU Researchers and Collaborators

By | February 4, 2016

Researchers will work to define the mechanisms governing how cells decide whether to become a mature cell or whether to die. Their work will shed light on how to make transplantable tissues to cure diseases.

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine Announces Interim Dean

By | February 2, 2016

Arthur J. Ross III, M.D., M.B.A., has joined FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as interim dean. Ross also will spearhead the national search for a permanent dean over the next several months.

U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch Visits College of Medicine

By | January 22, 2016

U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch visited Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine to meet and discuss health policies and the changing health care system with medical students.

FAU Receives NIH Grant to Develop Esophageal Cancer Stent

By | January 19, 2016

A bioengineer at FAU will develop a novel biodegradable polymer stent that will be designed to prevent complications while at the same time serving as a drug delivery system for esophageal cancer therapy.

Study Shows Benefits of Regular Mammograms Extend to Elderly

By | January 6, 2016

A new study shows that black and white women ages 75 to 84 years who had an annual mammogram had lower 10-year breast cancer mortality than corresponding women who had biennial or no/irregular mammograms.

Novel Mechanism Identified in Cells in Close Proximity

By | December 15, 2015

FAU researchers are the first to show that cells in close proximity to each other can sense when a cell is dying due to environmental stressors like UV light and smoke, and eat the cell before it becomes toxic.

Study Shows 45 Percent Increase in Death by Law Enforcement

By | December 1, 2015

An FAU analyses of nationwide data on individuals who were killed as a result of legal intervention or law enforcement in the U.S. between 1999 and 2013, shows a 45 percent increase mostly among non-whites.

First-year FAU Medical Student Wants to Make a Real Impact

By | November 19, 2015

Benjamin R. Childs is not a typical first-year medical student. Before coming to FAU, he was in real estate finance, taught at a public school in Harlem, and volunteered as an EMT for Central Park Medical Unit.

FAU Neuroscientist Shares Myths and Truths About Alzheimer's

By | November 12, 2015

James E. Galvin, M.D., M.P.H., has developed eight myths and truths about Alzheimer's disease to shed light on this form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.