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'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.

Homeowners Coming Out Ahead of Renters, But Just Barely

By | September 20, 2017

According to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty, owning and renting are in a virtual tie in terms of wealth creation.

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.

FAU's A.D. Henderson Among Florida's Best Public Schools

By | September 19, 2017

FAU's A.D. Henderson University School has been named the No. 2 Best Public Elementary School in Florida by Niche

U.S. Workers Without Paid Sick Leave Endure Mental Distress

By | September 18, 2017

A new study is the first to show the link between psychological distress and paid sick leave among U.S. workers and illuminates the effects of exacerbated stress on Americans without paid sick leave.

FAU to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Events

By | September 15, 2017

Florida Atlantic University will commemorate Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month with a series of events for students, faculty and staff.

FAU Professor Receives Award for Academic Advising

By | September 5, 2017

Jennifer Bloom, Ed.D., an associate professor in the College of Education at FAU, will receive the Virginia N. Gordon Award for Excellence in the Field of Advising.

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.

FAU's Incoming Freshmen Set Record for GPA, Test Scores

By | August 21, 2017

Florida Atlantic University's incoming freshman class has the highest GPA and test scores in the University's history.

 
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