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Professor Receives International 'Humanity in Science Award'

By | June 2, 2016

Waseem Asghar, Ph.D. received the award for his work on developing a new diagnostic biosensing platform that could be used to remotely detect and determine treatment options for HIV and other diseases.

FAU Approved for Surgery, Emergency Medicine Residencies

By | May 23, 2016

FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received initial accreditation for residency programs in general surgery and emergency medicine, in collaboration with its member teaching hospitals.

Physical Activity 'Magic Bullet' for Obesity, Heart Disease

By | May 16, 2016

Professors have evaluated the totality of evidence and conclude that regular physical activity has the closest resemblance to a "magic bullet" to fight the epidemic of obesity and cardiovascular disease.

Renowned Neuroscientist to Lead FAU's New Brain Institute

By | May 10, 2016

Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D., a renowned neuroscientist and leading expert in synaptic pharmacology, neurotransmitter transporters, and neurogenetics, is at the helm of the newly-formed FAU Brain Institute.

Fulbright Scholar Olga Bakina Graduates

By | May 6, 2016

Olga Bakina, a Fulbright scholar from the Ukraine, received her M.S. in biomedical science at FAU's graduation ceremony this morning. Bakina will be pursuing a Ph.D. at Helmholtz Zentrum in Munich, Germany.

Medical Students Become Nation's Newest Physicians

By | April 29, 2016

FAU's College of Medicine celebrated a long-anticipated day as it conferred the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees to 61 members of the class of 2016, making them the nation's newest physicians.

FAU Hosts First U.S. Clinical Trial for Lewy Body Dementia

By | April 21, 2016

There are currently no medications available to specifically treat Lewy Body dementia (LBD). FAU's College of Medicine is spearheading the South Florida site for the first U.S. clinical trial for LBD.

New Method to Preserve Device to Monitor HIV Treatment

By | April 13, 2016

Inspired by pregnancy tests, scientists have developed a method to store microfluidic devices for months without refrigeration, giving developing countries an inexpensive and reliable way to treat patients.

INTERACT Contributes to Fewer Nursing Home Hospitalizations

By | March 21, 2016

Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers or INTERACT(TM) was implemented in phase I of The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' initiative to reduce avoidable hospitalizations for nursing home residents.

Medical Students Match 100 Percent for Residencies

By | March 18, 2016

The soon-to-be graduates in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine participated in "Match Day" to learn where they will be spending the next several years of medical training as residents.

 
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