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FAU Moves Up in 'U.S. News & World Report's' List of Top Universities

By | September 14, 2020

Florida Atlantic University moved up in the U.S. News & World Report list of "Top Public Schools," to No. 136 in this year's ranking of the nation's best universities. FAU ranked No. 140 in 2020.

High-risk Patients for Colorectal Cancer Lack Colonoscopy Knowledge

By | September 14, 2020

An FAU Schmidt College of Medicine study shows a lack of knowledge of patients with biopsy proven advanced colorectal polyps about their need for repeat colonoscopy and the proper surveillance interval.

FAU Awarded $2.4 Million NSF Grant to Train Data Scientists

By | September 10, 2020

Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team at FAU will train graduate students in data science technologies and applications.

Mindfulness with Paced Breathing and Lowering Blood Pressure

By | September 9, 2020

Increased stress may adversely affect health and well-being. FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers and collaborators explore the possibility that mindfulness with paced breathing reduces blood pressure.

Guilt by Dissociation: Study Sheds Light on Serotonin in Autism

By | September 2, 2020

A study by a leading FAU neuroscientist and collaborators on serotonin, a mood-regulating molecule in the brain that regulates many brain synapses, is helping to unravel a neurotransmitter puzzle.

COVID-19: How South Korea Prevailed While the U.S. Failed

By | August 20, 2020

In a commentary in "The American Journal of Medicine," researchers demonstrate the stark differences in public health strategies from two democratic republics: South Korea and the United States.

FAU's New Medical Students Pledge to Combat Healthcare Disparities

By | August 13, 2020

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine recently welcomed the incoming class of 2020 with a virtual White Coat Ceremony and White Coats-4-Care Donor event.

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.