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Can a Toothpaste Save Your Life?

By | October 19, 2016

A study on a plaque identifying toothpaste has shown significant reductions in dental plaque and inflammation throughout the body. These findings support the premise of reductions in heart attacks and strokes.

Dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine Announced

By | October 13, 2016

Phillip Boiselle, M.D., a leader in thoracic imaging and innovation, will serve as dean of FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine effective in January 2017. He comes to FAU from Harvard Medical School.

Boynton Beach High Students Train at FAU Simulation Center

By | September 30, 2016

Students from Boynton Beach High School had the opportunity to experience what it's like to be a physician for the day as they learned how to respond to medical emergencies using simulation technology.

FAU's COM Affiliates with Local Jewish Academy for Medical Studies Program

By | September 27, 2016

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has entered into an agreement with the Donna Klein Jewish Academy (DKJA) to create a Medical Studies Program.

Compound from Marine Sponge Reduces Pancreatic Tumor Size

By | August 18, 2016

A deep-water marine sponge that contains leiodermatolide has the ability to inhibit the growth of cancer cells and block cancer cells from dividing using extremely low concentrations of the natural compound.

Professor Awarded International Distinguished Fellowship

By | August 9, 2016

The International Academy of Cardiology recently awarded a distinguished fellowship to Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H. in FAU's College of Medicine, for his contributions to cardiovascular medicine.

Grant Helps Health Center Expand Care for Patients in Need

By | June 28, 2016

FAU's Westgate Community Health Center has received a $600,000 grant from the Farris Foundation to increase access to nurse-led primary and mental care services for underserved populations.

Survival of the Fittest Sperm - New Device for Infertility

By | June 16, 2016

A researcher has developed a new device for assisted reproductive technology that can quickly, easily and cost effectively select only the healthiest sperm without causing DNA damage.

FAU Remembers Victims of Orlando Shooting

By | June 16, 2016

Florida Atlantic University is remembering the 49 victims and dozens injured in the recent Orlando mass shooting with a series of events at its Boca Raton and Davie campuses.

Engineered Protein May Be New Approach to Treat Cancer

By | June 6, 2016

FAU researchers have developed a group of proteins called tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases designed as specific inhibitors of selected MMP targets that could potentially treat osteoarthritis and cancer.

 
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