NEWS ARCHIVE


Cone Snail Venom Shows Potential for Treating Severe Malaria

By | February 18, 2021

A study by researchers at FAU and collaborators finds anti-adhesion drugs derived from cone snail venom may hold the key to treating malaria, COVID-19, AIDS and other diseases using blockage therapies.

FAU Launches COVID-19 Registry and Repository to Advance Research

By | February 15, 2021

FAU has launched a registry and repository to contribute to new discoveries and knowledge related COVID-19 and is currently enrolling participants with prior documented positive test reports.

Employment Outlook Tied to Vaccine Rollouts, but Recovery May be Slow

By | February 11, 2021

The U.S. employment picture is gradually improving, but still unclear is whether COVID-19 vaccines will dramatically change consumer habits enough to realize a full economic recovery in the near-term.

Digital Health Divide Runs Deep in Older Racial and Ethnic Minorities

By | February 3, 2021

Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing have identified factors and reasons for digital health disparities in older adults, which have important implications for COVID-19 vaccinations.

FAU Launches New Telehealth Certification Course

By | January 19, 2021

The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing developed the certification course in response to the 'virtual' healthcare boom during the COVID-19 pandemic.

FAU Study: Banks Boost Out-of-Market Lending for Small Businesses

By | January 13, 2021

Banks are increasingly lending to small businesses outside of markets where the banks have offices, a geographic diversification that fuels job creation and economic growth.

FAU Develops Simplified COVID-19 Diagnostic Method to Ramp Up Testing

By | January 12, 2021

Researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine have developed a simplified COVID-19 testing protocol that is rapid, reliable and offers distinct advantages with less labor, expertise and equipment needed.

Hispanics' Consumer Confidence Declines in Fourth Quarter

By | January 12, 2021

Hispanics in the United States did not end 2020 with an optimistic view of their financial situations.

FAU Hospitality Expert: Pent-Up Demand Could Buoy Cruise Lines in 2021

By | December 21, 2020

The hospitality and tourism industry will lead Florida out of the coronavirus pandemic starting in 2021, but a full recovery likely will take years.

Restaurant Franchisors May Regret Sweetheart Deals to Grow Businesses

By | December 16, 2020

Restaurant franchisors should think twice about loosening contract terms and lowering fees to expand operations during a recession, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and two other schools.