Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Community Foundation of Broward, AutoNation and the Royal Dames Partner to Support Cancer Research at NSU

The Community Foundation of Broward and AutoNation, the country’s largest auto retailer, have teamed up to provide $100,000 to help researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research (RGI) get a promising new drug into the hands of cancer sufferers. ..

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Monday, February 09, 2015
NSU Researchers Discover DNA Repair is High in Heart, Nonexistent in Brain

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) researchers recently discovered that, contrary to prior belief, tissues of different mammalian organs have very different abilities to repair damage to their DNA. ..

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Monday, February 02, 2015
NSU Researcher Discovers Certain ARB Drugs Are More Effective Than Others at Treating Heart Failure

Millions of people take angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) to help treat heart failure. But it turns out not all ARBs are created equally, according to one Nova Southeastern University (NSU) researcher’s findings. ..

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Monday, January 05, 2015
Nova Southeastern University Researchers to Study Effects of Oil and Dispersants on Coral

This new endeavor is a multi-year laboratory research project that will study the effects of oil and dispersed oil on coral and will be conducted at NSU’s Oceanographic Center – one of the few institutions in the world with an active coral nursery. This research is designed to provide new information on the sensitivity of shallow-water corals to oil and dispersed oil, linking field studies with controlled laboratory experiments that examine a range of possible hydrocarbon exposures. ..

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Saturday, December 13, 2014
NSU Researcher Leads Study of Threatened Coral Reefs

Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center has a long-standing tradition of researching and advocating for the protection of our coral reefs. To that end, NSU researcher Brian Walker, Ph.D., led a recent study that mapped nearly 40 acres of local coral reefs. ..

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014
NSU Oceanographic Researchers Receive Approximately $8.5 Million For Oil Spill Research

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Oceanographic Center is home to some of the world’s top marine biology and ocean ecosystem researchers and experts. Now those research efforts are being given a boost, thanks to a financial award from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI.) NSU is one of 12 organizations selected to receive part of $140 million for continued research in the area of oil spills and how we respond to them. ..

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
NSU Researchers Embark on Study That Focuses on the Microbes Found on Human Skin

As the old saying goes: “beauty is skin deep.” Researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center have taken that sentiment one step further, as they believe that certain knowledge may be skin deep, and they’ve used that old adage for their new study: “The Skin Deep Microbiome Project.” ..

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Thursday, September 11, 2014
NSU Researcher Receives a Nearly $2 Million Grant to Investigate Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

We’ve all heard the phrase “men are from Mars, women are from Venus.” One team of researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine is taking a further look into the differences between the two genders by researching male and female patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). ..

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Thursday, July 24, 2014
NSU Researcher Part of Team Studying Ways to Better Predict Intensity of Hurricanes

While hurricane hunter aircraft can help determine wind speed, velocity, water temperature and other data, the fact is we often don’t know why or how a storm gets stronger or weaker. There has been virtually no progress in hurricane intensity forecasting during the last quarter century. But, thanks to new research being conducted, all that’s about to change. ..

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Thursday, May 15, 2014
NSU Pharmaceutical Researcher Receives Japanese Patent for Developing New Cancer Treatment

Appu Rathinavelu, Ph.D., associate dean for institutional planning and development at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Pharmacy, and executive director of NSU’s Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research, received a Japanese patent for developing a novel cancer treatment. ..

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