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FAU Enrolling for Alzheimer's Prevention Research Program

By | June 21, 2018

FAU's Comprehensive Center for Brain Health is now enrolling patients for the pioneering Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative Generation Program that is made up of two clinical trials.

Virtual Reality Headset Reduces Children's Fear of Needles

By | June 18, 2018

A study led by an affiliate faculty member in FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine is the first to use a 3D virtual reality headset to test this tool as a distraction method in a pediatric setting.

Metabolic Effects of Antipsychotic Medications in Youths

By | June 13, 2018

A study led by a researcher at FAU is the first to use gold-standard measures to show that antipsychotic medication use in youths adversely affects body fat and insulin sensitivity.

Common Myths and Truths About Alzheimer's Disease

By | June 4, 2018

One of the country's leading neuroscientists 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.

New Method Proposes to Diagnose Dopamine-Linked Disorders

By | May 17, 2018

If the "eyes are the window to the soul," then new studies suggest that they may also be a window into diagnosing and treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and other dopamine-linked disorders.

New Physicians Will Serve in U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force

By | April 27, 2018

Red, blue, and now white, brought new meaning for FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as five members of its graduating class proudly represented three branches of the U.S. military during graduation.

FAU Stroke Discovery Will Be Developed by CHS Pharma, Inc.

By | April 11, 2018

Researchers from FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine have developed a novel approach to treat ischemic stroke and have joined forces with CHS Pharma, Inc., a South Florida-based biotechnology company.

FAU Named Lewy Body Dementia 'Research Center of Excellence'

By | April 4, 2018

The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) named FAU as a LBDA Research Center of Excellence, a nationwide collaboration of 24 pre-eminent academic medical research centers.

Research Provides Hope for Parkinson's Disease Treatment

By | April 4, 2018

Looking at dopamine neurons in a tiny worm's brain, scientists have identified a novel pathway that sustains the health of these cells. These findings may lead to developing Parkinson's disease medications.

Could a Cup of Joe a Day Keep the Doctor and Death Away?

By | April 3, 2018

What is it about the link between drinking coffee and longevity? Is it the 200 plus organic compounds in the coffee bean itself or its proven benefits of reducing inflammation? Or could it be something else?