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FAU Vice President for Research Earns Fulbright Scholarship

By | May 24, 2022

FAU's Daniel Flynn, Ph.D., vice president for research, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in international education for the 2022-2023 academic year.

'Beam Me Up:' Nation's First Quantum Drone Provides Unrivaled Security

By | May 24, 2022

Researchers are developing the nation's first drone-based, mobile quantum network for unhackable wireless communication. Quantum protects information by the laws of nature and not just by a clever manmade code.

Study Finds Why Baby Leatherback Marine Turtles Can't 'See the Sea'

By | May 19, 2022

For most sea turtles, finding the ocean is pretty straightforward. However, baby leatherbacks often crawl around in circles during "seafinding." FAU researchers uncover why this happens by turning to the moon.

New Oral Antiviral Drug Reduces Death in Early COVID-19

By | May 11, 2022

Researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine have published a commentary in the "American Journal of Medicine" on the first oral antiviral drug for high-risk, newly-infected patients with COVID-19.

COVID-19 Severity Influences Prevention More than Fear of Getting It

By | May 10, 2022

A study by FAU researchers explored the influence of perceptions of COVID-19 on prevention practices early in the pandemic in 719 members of a public social-media focused group.

LeaAnne DeRigne Cited in '2022 Economic Report of President Biden'

By | May 5, 2022

FAU's LeaAnne DeRigne, Ph.D., has been cited in the U.S. "2022 Economic Report of the President" for her research and contributions on paid sick leave benefits.

FAU Marine Science Trailblazer Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

By | May 5, 2022

FAU Harbor Branch's Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., an ocean explorer, aquanaut and marine biotechnologist, will receive the Society for In Vitro Biology's highest award - the 2022 "Lifetime Achievement Award."

AI Could Predict Ideal Patients for Spinal Cord Stimulation

By | April 28, 2022

A study led by Julie Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D., is the first to use machine-learning algorithms in the neuromodulation field to predict long-term response to spinal cord stimulation in patients with chronic pain.

When it Comes to Preventing Alzheimer's, Women Respond Better Than Men

By | April 26, 2022

A study headed by FAU's Richard Isaacson, M.D., is the first to examine if sex significantly affects cognitive outcomes in people who follow individually-tailored, multi-domain clinical interventions.

Pain in the Neck? New Surgical Method Could be Game-changing

By | April 21, 2022

FAU and Marcus Neuroscience Institute researchers have developed a technique to improve anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, which shows promise for patients with degenerative cervical spine disease.