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FAU Scientist Receives $708,044 from Florida Department of Health for Cancer Metastasis Research

A leading scientist has been working to identify what contributes to the ability of tumor cells to move through the body and find other places to “set up shop.” He has identified a number of enzymes that he believes are responsible for this...
8-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


FAU Places No. 1 in Florida after 100 Percent of Nursing Graduates Pass R.N. Licensure Exam

FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing placed in the No. 1 spot in Florida for the 71 graduates of its BSN program who achieved a 100 percent passage rate on the National Council Licensure Examination. They performed above the national average...
6-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


FAU Receives $599,983 NSF Grant for Health Care Delivery Network Centered Systems

A research team at FAU is enhancing how health care providers capture, tap into, and integrate vital information streams for patient-centered care.
1-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Scientist’s $1.8 Million NIH Grant Will Focus Research on Chronic Pain, Addiction

A neuroscientist from FAU has been conducting ground-breaking work on the basic mechanisms and the biochemical basis of chronic pain and drug addiction that have opened new avenues of research and identified novel drug targets to address both of...
31-Jul-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study First to Confirm Where Baby White Sharks ‘Hang Out’ in the North Atlantic

A team of scientists is the first to confirm the movement patterns and seasonal migrations of baby white sharks in the north Atlantic Ocean. They put the New York Bight shark nursery theory to test by deploying satellite and acoustic tags on 10 baby...
18-Jul-2018 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


FAU, Collaborators Receive $1.68 Million NIH Grant for Sleep and Metabolic Disorders

Researchers are working on this collaborative project that utilizes genomic and transgenic technology in Mexican cavefish to identify genetic loci that contribute to sleep, feeding, and metabolism.
17-Jul-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


‘Skinny Fat’ in Older Adults May Predict Dementia, Alzheimer’s Risk

A first-of-its-kind study has found that “skinny fat” – the combination of low muscle mass and strength in the context of high fat mass – may be an important predictor of cognitive performance in older adults. Results show that sarcopenic...
5-Jul-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Report Provides 24-hour View of Cyberattacks in Florida, U.S.

Researchers have scrutinized more than 5 terabytes of Internet-scale data to produce a report that provides a unique 24-hour glimpse of cyberattacks and threats in Florida and the U.S. FloridaSOAR, a first-of-its-kind, large-scale analysis of the...
20-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Leading Neuroscientist Responds to Common Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

Approximately 47 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias. One of the most prominent neuroscientists in the country has developed eight myths and truths about AD to shed light on this form of dementia...
4-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT


FAU Middle East Expert Available to Discuss Syria

11-Apr-2018 3:30 PM EDT


FAU Expert Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., Available to Discuss Cyberbullying and Safe Social Media Use.

21-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EDT


Physician Heal Thyself: Simple Coping Strategies for Pervasive Physician Burnout

The proverb, “physician heal thyself,” is probably more relevant today than it was in biblical times with the fast pace of life, the impact of multitasking and the unending bombardment of information, which have made emotional exhaustion almost...
26-Jun-2017 9:00 AM EDT


Expanding Waistlines and Metabolic Syndrome: Researchers Warn of New ‘Silent Killer’

For decades, American waistlines have been expanding and there is increasing cause for alarm. Researchers make the case that metabolic syndrome is the new “silent killer,” analogous to hypertension in the 1970s. As it turns out, the “love...
6-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT


FAU’s Brain Institute Commemorates ‘Brain Awareness Week’

From human behavior such as mother/infant bonding, addiction and communication disorders to devastating brain diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, neuroscientists and other researchers from FAU’s Brain Institute are at the...
13-Mar-2017 9:00 AM EDT


Renowned FAU Neuroscientist Leads Research on Lewy Body Dementia (LBD); Oct. 22 is National 'LBD Awareness Day'

17-Oct-2016 10:30 AM EDT


Cyberbullying Expert Provides Important Tips to Stay Safe

Although most children use their smartphones and social media apps in appropriate ways, about 25 percent will experience online bullying at some point.
11-Oct-2016 9:00 AM EDT

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