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FAU's Inaugural Class Becomes Nation's Newest Physicians


The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University celebrated a long-anticipated event today with much fanfare as its inaugural class became the nation’s newest physicians.
24-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Researchers Publish Findings on Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Marine Organisms on the Gulf Coast


Researchers from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have published findings on the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on marine organisms such as oysters, conch, shrimp, corals as well as marine plankton (microalgae or...
17-Apr-2015 2:00 PM EDT

Florida Atlantic University Signs Collaboration Agreement with Internationally Renowned Nansen Neuroscience Network in Norway


Florida Atlantic University, one of Florida’s leading public research universities, and the internationally renowned Nansen Neuroscience Network in Norway, a premier network of organizations dedicated to research into neuroscience in Europe, have...
14-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT

FAU Announces Winners of the 2015 Business Plan Competition


Florida Atlantic University has announced the winners of the 2015 Business Plan Competition. First place winner is SoFla Sunwear; second place winner is Hyperbius, LLC; third place winner is TripsCommerce.
14-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT

New Biosensing Platform Could Quickly and Accurately Diagnose Disease and Monitor Treatment Remotely


In much the same way that glucometers and pregnancy tests have revolutionized in-home diagnostic testing, researchers have identified a new biosensing platform that could be used to remotely detect and determine treatment options for HIV, E-coli,...
2-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing Rises to No. 72 in U.S. News & World Report National Ranking of Best Graduate Nursing Programs


The Graduate Nursing program at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University was recently ranked No. 72 by the U.S. News & World Report 2016 Best Graduate Schools Guidebook. The College has quickly risen from its previous...
30-Mar-2015 9:00 AM EDT

100 Percent Residency Match for FAU's Inaugural Class of Medical Students


The soon-to-be graduates of Florida Atlantic University's inaugural medical class recently participated in a “rite of passage” at the institution’s first “Match Day” to learn where they will train as residents. Results from Match Day...
26-Mar-2015 9:00 AM EDT

FAU to Establish Office to Serve as Hub for Interdisciplinary Addictions Treatment Research


Florida Atlantic University’s School of Social Work within the College for Design and Social Inquiry will establish an Office of Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Recovery Research. The Office will serve as an important hub of South Florida’s...
24-Mar-2015 9:00 AM EDT

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Professors Provide Most Updated Information on Aspirin in the Prevention of a First Heart Attack


Professors from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Arizona have published an article emphasizing that the evidence in treatment indicates that all patients having a heart attack or who have survived a prior event should be given...
2-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Facts and Myths About Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements


Clinicians and patients have become concerned about the possible, but unproven links between calcium supplements and heart attacks. Professors at Florida Atlantic University provide reassurance, supporting the benefits of these important...
25-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Professor Endorses Recent FDA Statements on Use of Aspirin to Prevent a First Heart Attack


Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first to discover that aspirin prevents a first heart attack and is of lifesaving benefit when given during a heart attack or among long-term survivors, was invited by the editor of Nature Reviews: Cardiology...
2-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Professor Publishes Need for Wider Utilization of Statins in Prevention and Treatment of Heart Attacks and Strokes


Researchers have published the benefits of statins in the prevention of heart attacks and strokes in subjects previously thought at too low a risk to be treated. They present new clinical and public health challenges with respect to the use of...
26-Aug-2013 9:00 AM EDT

FAU Experts for the 2013 Hurricane Season

14-Jun-2013 6:00 PM EDT

FAU Experts on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

With the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill approaching, Florida Atlantic University faculty members are available to discuss the state of the Gulf and the effects of the oil spill.
11-Apr-2011 4:00 PM EDT

FAU Experts on Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Florida Atlantic University faculty members are available to discuss the state of the Gulf and the effects of the oil spill in regards to biology, ecology, its marine organisms, as well as in the areas of the geosciences, and civil, environmental...
20-May-2010 8:00 AM EDT

Researcher Explains Why Statins Cause Low Rates of Muscle Symptoms


In an editorial published in the American Journal of Medicine, Dr. Charles H. Hennekens describes why statins cause low rates of muscle symptoms and explains the role of patient perception and consumer advertising in public opinion of statins.
8-Jan-2009 8:00 AM EST

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