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FAU Receives $1.3 Million Grant for Alzheimer’s Outreach in Broward County

The three-year, $1.3 million grant from the Administration for Community Living’s Alzheimer’s Disease Program Initiative will support a groundbreaking project designed to advance health equity and improve quality of life for individuals living...
20-Sep-2023 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Eureka Baby! Groundbreaking Study Uncovers Origin of ‘Conscious Awareness’

Fundamental questions of agency – acting with purpose – have perplexed some of the greatest minds in history including Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin. Now, human babies provide groundbreaking insight into the origins of agency.
18-Sep-2023 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FAU Makes Significant Jump in ‘U.S. News & World Report’s’ 2024 List of Top Universities

FAU made considerable gains in the U.S. News & World Report list of “Top Public Schools,” moving up to No. 112 from No. 131 in this year’s ranking of the nation’s best universities. This is the largest rise out of all public universities in...
18-Sep-2023 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FAU Receives $750,000 Philanthropic Grant for Alzheimer’s Disease

A $750,000 philanthropic grant from the Carl Angus DeSantis Foundation will help FAU develop partnerships and programs that will establish best practice for coordinated care and research for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
18-Sep-2023 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths More Than Quadrupled from 1999 to 2020

Regardless of race, age, geography or urbanization, drug overdose deaths in the U.S. more than quadrupled from 1999 to 2020, causing 1,013,852 deaths. The rates increased 4.4 times from 6.9 per 100,000 in 1999 to 30 per 100,000 in 2020.
12-Sep-2023 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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FAU Harbor Branch Researcher Receives U.S. Patent for Underwater Imaging Device

A new invention about the size of a soda can is a potential gamechanger in advanced underwater imaging technology. Because of its small size, it mounts easily on different types of undersea vehicles. Moreover, the invention overcomes issues related...
11-Sep-2023 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study First to Show Nest Temperature Effects on U.S. Leatherback Hatchlings

A study shows nest temperatures affect leatherback hatchling shape, performance and nest success. Lower temperatures produced longer hatchlings; highest temperatures produced hatchlings with thicker body depths. Hatchlings from the highest nest...
7-Sep-2023 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gene Discovery Nets FAU Researchers U.S. Patent for Molecular Approach to Treat Addiction

Researchers have received a U.S. patent for a novel method to identify therapeutic agents to treat addiction. The invention, related to the fields of pharmacology, medicine, neurology and psychiatry, targets the protein MBLAC1, which the Blakely lab...
7-Sep-2023 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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FAU Expert Answers Questions about Boosters, Vaccines for Children Ages 5-11

Joanna Drowos, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., FAU Schmidt College of Medicine, provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 boosters and vaccines for children ages 5 to 11.
3-Nov-2021 8:55 AM EDT

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FAU Experts for the 2021 Hurricane Season

With hurricane season in full force, several Florida Atlantic University faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding hurricane preparedness, evacuation and aftermath.
12-Aug-2021 8:30 AM EDT

FAU Expert Answers Questions about COVID-19 Vaccines

FAU's Joanna Drowos, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 vaccines.
31-Mar-2021 8:30 AM EDT

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Trick-or-treat for Halloween? Here’s What You Need to Know

Terry Adirim, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., in FAU’s Schmidt College of Medicine, provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions and offers helpful tips regarding COVID-19 and “trick-or-treating” during the pandemic.
8-Oct-2020 8:30 AM EDT

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