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Young-onset Dementia Costs Nearly Twice That of Alzheimer's

By | October 5, 2017

The first economic study on frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), the most common dementia for people under age 60, shows that FTD inflicts a much more severe burden on families than Alzheimer's disease.

3MT® Competition to Showcase Graduate Student Research

By | October 3, 2017

Can an 80,000-word thesis or dissertation be explained in three minutes or less?

New Way to Assess Safety of Aging Timber Railroad Bridges

By | September 27, 2017

In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a cutting-edge way to gauge the condition of aging timber railroad bridges.

'Out-of-the-box' Thinking May Build a Better Brain

By | September 25, 2017

The "Dementia Prevention Initiative" abandons generalized methods used to research and treat Alzheimer's disease. The secret weapon: a novel "N-of-1 design" that personalizes medicine down to a single patient.

NIH Grant to Further Neuropsychiatric Disorders Research

By | September 20, 2017

A $2.3 million National Institutes of Health grant will help FAU neuroscientists to continue research to better understand and treat several neuropsychiatric disorders including depression and autism.

Placenta-on-a-Chip: Microsensor Mimics Malaria in the Womb

By | August 29, 2017

By combining microbiology with engineering technologies, researchers are developing a novel 3D model to study malaria-infected placenta, and have received a $400,000 NIH grant to develop this microsensor.

Psychotic Disorders and Obesity: Blame Big Waistlines

By | August 23, 2017

A researcher in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and collaborators are the first to compare the long-term course of weight across different psychotic disorders in a newly published report.

Keep Safety in Mind during Solar Eclipse

By | August 18, 2017

It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to observe the first solar eclipse in more than 40 years. Experts at Florida Atlantic University caution safety first to ensure that the experience is a pleasant one.

Uncovering One of Cuba's Hidden Natural Treasures

By | August 17, 2017

An ocean exploration led by FAU's Harbor Branch with scientists from the U.S. and Cuba has explored never-before-studied mesophotic coral reefs during a month-long circumnavigation of the entire coast of Cuba.

FAU Graduate Researching Potential Ebola and Zika Vaccines

By | August 15, 2017

While teaching microbiology in Nigeria in 2014, Olumide Adenmosun, 31, witnessed firsthand the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history and knew he had to help

 
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