NEWS ARCHIVE


New Study on Development of Parkinson's Disease is 'On the Nose'

By | August 3, 2020

The loss of a sense of smell is known to be one of the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease (PD). In a new study, an FAU neuroscientist and colleagues link inflammation, olfaction and pathology seen in PD.

Back to School? FAU Pandemic Expert Answers Most FAQs about COVID-19

By | July 21, 2020

Dr. Terry Adirim in FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 and return to school for school-age children.

FAU Resident Physicians Vital to Region's Healthcare Workforce

By | June 25, 2020

FAU residents physicians graduate 'virtually' from emergency medicine, internal medicine, general surgery and fellowship programs, creating a critical pipeline for South Florida's healthcare workforce.

FAU Medicine Ushers in New Research Phase to Prevent Dementia

By | June 17, 2020

The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation $3 million grant extension will enable the launch of the new "FAU Center for Brain Health" and will support precision medicine approaches to prevent dementia.

Study Sheds Light on Neuroinflammation and Psychological Disorders

By | June 4, 2020

Findings from a groundbreaking study will help scientists and clinicians to develop more tailored treatments and therapies for people who struggle with psychological disorders such as anxiety and depression.

Researchers Urge Halt in Prescribing Hydroxycholoroquine for COVID-19

By | June 3, 2020

Researchers urge a halt on prescribing hydroxychloroquine, with or without azithromycin, to treat or prevent COVID-19, and caution that the reassuring safety profile of the drug may be more apparent than real.

'With This Ring,' Scientists Hope to Predict COVID-19

By | May 27, 2020

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers are conducting a study designed to predict COVID-19 in healthcare workers on the frontline of the pandemic. At the center of it all - a ring.

Existing Racial Inequalities in Death from COVID-19 Will Soar

By | May 20, 2020

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researcher and collaborators say now is the time to address short-term clinical and public health challenges to ensure equal access to any lifesaving innovation for COVID-19.

FAU Medical Students Collect and Donate More than 23,000 PPE Items

By | May 11, 2020

FAU medical students collected thousands of surgical gloves, facemasks, face shields, surgical gowns, surgical caps, boot covers, sanitation supplies, and even four P100 respirators for health care workers.

Ultraviolet Light Exposes Contagion Spread from Improper PPE Use

By | May 6, 2020

A technique using a fluorescent solution and ultraviolet light demonstrates how aerosol-generating procedures can lead to contagion spread and exposes errors made from putting on or taking off PPE.