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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.

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.

 
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