Thursday, October 05, 2017
Young-onset dementia costs nearly twice that of Alzheimer's

Research led by Florida Atlantic University, in collaboration with the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration and Emory University, is the first to capture the economic burden of FTD in the United States and the results are staggering.  ..

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Thursday, June 22, 2017
FAU receives one million dollar grant for dementia prevention

This grant will launch the Comprehensive Center for Brain Health (CCBH) at FAU, which will focus on using a personalized approach and precision medicine to reduce risk. ..

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Saturday, April 01, 2017
FAU: Is it a Boy or a Girl? New Way to ID Baby Sea Turtles’ Sex

Baby sea turtles don’t have an X or Y chromosome and their sex is defined during development by the nest environment. A crucial step in preserving these animals is estimating hatchling sex ratios. ..

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016
U.S. Department of Transportation Awards FAU Millions

FAU will lead the Freight Mobility Research Institute to improve the nation’s mobility of people and goods. A combined match from the state and private sectors will result in more than $10 million in total. ..

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Saturday, November 26, 2016
FAU and Neuro Pharmalogics Enter into Licensing Agreement

FAU has entered into a licensing agreement with Neuro Pharmalogics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for patients with rare neurological diseases. ..

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Friday, November 25, 2016
Scientists Recreating Cancer-Fighting Sea Sponge Compound

FAU Harbor Branch scientists are researching ways to create a biosynthetic version of a compound found in a sea sponge that is very active against cancer cells. ..

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Friday, November 11, 2016
FAU: Does a ‘Bad’ Apple Spoil the Bunch?

FAU researchers and collaborators conducted a first-of-its-kind longitudinal study on twins to identify the degree to which siblings contribute to the increase in delinquent behavior and alcohol misuse. ..

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Friday, October 28, 2016
FAU: Can a Toothpaste Save Your Life?

A study on a plaque identifying toothpaste has shown significant reductions in dental plaque and inflammation throughout the body. These findings support the premise of reductions in heart attacks and strokes. ..

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016
FAU: I-SENSE and Dioxide Materials™ Partner to Cut Energy Costs

FAU’s I-SENSE and Dioxide Materials™ have formed a unique partnership to develop and evaluate a novel low-cost, low-power, wireless CO2 sensing system for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning applications. ..

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Friday, July 08, 2016
FAU: Driving, Dementia – Gauging Safe Driving in Older Adults

A researcher in the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University and a collaborator have just published an article in the journal Public Health Nursing that sheds light on the cognitive factors that inhibit effective driving as well as recognizing older adults who may be at risk for unsafe driving. ..

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