Tags


First-year FAU Medical Student Wants to Make a Real Impact

By | November 19, 2015

Benjamin R. Childs is not a typical first-year medical student. Before coming to FAU, he was in real estate finance, taught at a public school in Harlem, and volunteered as an EMT for Central Park Medical Unit.

FAU Neuroscientist Shares Myths and Truths About Alzheimer's

By | November 12, 2015

James E. Galvin, M.D., M.P.H., has developed eight myths and truths about Alzheimer's disease to shed light on this form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

Severe Mental Illness, High Diabetes Risk and Scarce Testing

By | November 12, 2015

FAU neuroscientist John W. Newcomer, M.D., co-authored a new study that showed patients with severe mental illness, who are two to three times more likely to have type 2 diabetes, rarely get tested.

FAU-University MRI Announce Research Partnership

By | November 5, 2015

FAU and University MRI have entered into a joint research agreement to propel the University's focus in the neurosciences and provide researchers with access to the newest imaging technologies available today.

Three-Minute Test Detects Common Form of Dementia

By | October 26, 2015

An FAU neuroscientist has developed a new test that can assess clinical signs and symptoms of Lewy Body dementia, a common form of dementia that's difficult to diagnose, with 96.8 percent accuracy.

Honors College Student Achieves 99th Percentile on MCAT

By | October 22, 2015

Senior Kendyl Stewart recently placed in the 99th percentile among Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) takers -- an astonishing accomplishment that has opened the doors to many new opportunities.

Former Israel Surgeon General Yitshak Kreiss to Visit FAU

By | October 21, 2015

Yitshak Kreiss, M.D., an internationally renowned leader in disaster, emergency and humanitarian medicine and former Israel Defense Forces surgeon general, will visit Florida Atlantic University.

FAU Offers Free Hearing Screenings

By | October 12, 2015

Florida Atlantic University's Department of Communication Science and Disorders will host free hearing screenings in honor of National Audiology Awareness Month.

Bioinspired Robotic Finger Advances Prosthetics Technology

By | October 8, 2015

Most robotic parts used today are rigid, have a limited range of motion and don't look lifelike. Inspired by nature and biology, a robotic finger designed at FAU looks, feels and works like the real thing.

Project Enhances Teamwork Among Varied Health Professions

By | October 6, 2015

FAU and Boca Raton Regional Hospital have partnered on a unique project to eliminate barriers between healthcare disciplines and build crucial communication and teambuilding skills to support collaboration.

 
©