Algorithm Steers Catheters to Target for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science and collaborators have developed the first algorithm that can locate patient-specific ablation targets within the atria that does not require specialized catheters or 3D electro-anatomic maps of the heart. The new algorithm – the iterative catheter navigation (ICAN) – is fundamentally different from existing approaches.... more

FAU Poll Finds Trump and Biden with Commanding Leads in Florida

U.S. President Donald Trump and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden hold commanding leads in the race for their parties’ nominations for president in 2020, and are in a dead heat in a possible head-to-head matchup, according to a statewide survey of Florida voters by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI). ... more

FAU Receives $750,000 from Gangal Foundation to Name Innovation Hall

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science received a $750,000 gift from the GANGALS nonprofit Foundation, Inc. (GnF) to name the Lata and Shiva Gangal Global Innovation Hall in the Engineering East building (platinum LEED certified) on FAU’s Boca Raton campus. ... more

 


Algorithm Steers Catheters to Target for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers have developed the first algorithm that guides catheter movements and accurately detects atrial fibrillation targets without 3D maps of the heart.

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.

U.S. Dept. of Education Gives FAU Lab Schools Green Ribbon Designation

The U.S. Department of Education announced Florida Atlantic University's A.D. Henderson University School (ADHUS) and FAU High School as a 2019 Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardee.

FAU, U.S. Treasury Host Financial Institution Fraud Conference

Florida Atlantic University's Center for Forensic Accounting and the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Inspector General will host the Forensic Accounting and Financial Institution Fraud Conference.

Cane Institute Hosts MATE ROV Regional Competition

FAU's Cane Institute for Advanced Technologies within A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School recently hosted the MATE ROV Regional Competition.

Osher LLI at FAU Jupiter Appoints Four Advisory Board Members

The Osher LLI at FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter is pleased to announce the appointments of Brenda Babitz, Mark Goldman, M.D., Anne Messer and Lawrence Ornstein to its advisory board.

Sister Act, Sabrina Fair and More

The Department of Theatre and Dance has announced its summer lineup for Festival Repertory Theatre 2019.

Osher LLI at FAU Awards $10,000 in Scholarships

The Osher LLI at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter awarded 10 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students at the Northern Campus Achievement Awards.

FAU Poll Finds Trump and Biden with Commanding Leads in Florida

U.S. President Donald Trump and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden hold commanding leads in the race for their parties' nominations for president in 2020, and are in a dead heat in a head-to-head matchup.

FAU Receives $750,000 from Gangal Foundation to Name Innovation Hall

FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science received a $750,000 gift from the GANGALS nonprofit Foundation, Inc. to name the Lata and Shiva Gangal Global Innovation Hall in the Engineering East building.

FAU Announces 2020 President's Gala Date

Florida Atlantic University has announced the date of next year's President's Gala - mark your calendars for Saturday, April 4, 2020.

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Ron DeSantis names Florida blue-green algae task force

"At a press conference at Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Monday, DeSantis announced that the task force would include . . . Dr. James Sullivan from Florida Atlantic University."... more

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