Marine Organisms Hold Promise to Treat Breast Cancer
FAU Harbor Branch researchers have received $801,000 from the Florida Department of Health to investigate the use of marine natural compounds as potential treatments of triple negative breast cancers.
Voice Disorders Significantly Affect Listeners, Too
A researcher in FAU's College of Education and collaborators conducted a study to examine the effect of voice disorders and listener strategies on speech intelligibility.
FAU Tech Runway® Reveals its Seventh Venture Class
FAU Tech Runway® hosted its 2019 Launch Competition and Demo Day, revealing its seventh class, known as "Venture Class 7."
Safiya George, Ph.D., Named Dean of the College of Nursing
FAU has named Safiya George, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. George is a leading scholar in the fields of HIV research, spirituality, religion and health.
Scientists Offer New Alzheimer's, Amyloid Connection Theory
In a new study, FAU Brain Institute researchers sought to answer a fundamental question -- "Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's disease or is it just an accomplice?"
Technology Senses Parkinson's Patients' Medication Response
FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed a novel approach that automatically senses how Parkinson's patients respond to medication without patient or physician engagement.
Overwhelmed Clients; Unrealistic Agency Expectations
Researchers from FAU's Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work conducted a study to examine challenges among therapists in contracted private agencies working in child welfare systems.
FAU Index Shows Slight Drop in Hispanic Consumer Confidence
Consumer confidence among Hispanics dropped slightly in the first quarter of 2019 as political divisions became apparent in their economic outlook for the U.S., according to a national index conducted by FAU.
It's Safer to be a Cop in the U.S. Today than 50 Years Ago
A study analyzing police officer deaths from 1970 to 2016 shows that despite more violent crimes, the hazards of policing have dramatically declined since 1970 with a 75 percent drop in line-of-duty deaths.
New Tool Gauges Rural, Older Adults' Alzheimer's Knowledge
Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing have developed the "Basic Knowledge of Alzheimer's Disease" survey to measure and assess Alzheimer's knowledge in rural and underserved communities