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Posts Tagged: Research

Nova Southeastern University Professor Earns International Award

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– March 31, 2014 - Nova Southeastern University (NSU) researcher and professor Nancy Klimas, M.D., was recently awarded the 2014 Perpich Award by the International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IACFS/ME) for distinguished ...

Nova Southeastern University Part of Tortuga Music Festival

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– March 28, 2014 - Getting together to enjoy good music and good friends in an awesome location is never a bad thing. Throw in the opportunity to learn about environmental conservation and what you can do to help only makes it better. That’s what the Tortuga Music ...

Nova Southeastern University Announces New Ph.D. in Information Assurance Program

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– March 3, 2014 - Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences is now offering the first Information Assurance Ph.D. for working professionals in the United States. NSU is designated a Center of Academic Excellence in ...

Nova Southeastern University to Build $80 Million Research Facility

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- February 13, 2014 - Broward County will soon have a focal point for research and discoveries that will one day impact all of humanity. On Thursday, Feb. 13, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) broke ground on a revolutionary Center for Collaborative Research (CCR) ...

Global Demographic Shift Leads to International Discussion

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- January 15, 2014 - This may be the end of the world as we know it. By 2017, it is expected that adults older than 65 will outnumber children younger than 5 for the first time in recorded human history, according to the National Institute on Aging. Many factors, ...

Professor and Graduate Students From Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center Participate in Oil Transport Study in the Gulf of Mexico

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– January 10, 2014 - Researchers from Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center (OC) recently participated in a three-week field campaign in the Gulf of Mexico that centered on the fate of oil that is released into the environment. As a part of this study, ...

NSU’s Nancy Klimas featured in USA Today

  Please click here to read a recent article in USA Today highlighting Dr. Klimas and the Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine’s work on behalf of patients facing Gulf War Illness, as she works to push the Department of Veteran’s Affairs to give the illness more attention and resources.

Nova Southeastern University and American Diabetes Association Launch Inter-professional Diabetes Education and Awareness Initiative

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- January 8, 2014 - One in 10 adult Floridians has diabetes and the number has doubled during the past 15 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Diabetes is an increasing concern throughout the United States with 25.8 million ...

NSU’s ‘Second Life’ Helps Medical Students and Researchers

Medical students and researchers at Nova Southeastern University are stepping into the virtual world to better serve patients. Using Second Life®, students at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine create avatars that fly into a virtual clinic where students can practice ...

Nova Southeastern University Receives Grant From the Health Foundation of South Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- December 16, 2013 - Nova Southeastern University (NSU)’s Master of Public Health program, which is part of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently received a $32,000 grant from the Health Foundation of South Florida. The grant award will fund a project which ...

New Organization Brings Together Top Researchers from Around the World to Sequence the Genomes of Invertebrates

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– December 13, 2013 –  Pop Quiz: what creatures make up more than 70% of the approximately 1.9 million described species on earth and have long served as model organisms in many areas of biology? If you guessed invertebrates, you’re right! To begin exploring this ...

Mary Ann Fletcher Joins Nova Southeastern University as Schemel Professor for Neuro Immune Medicine

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine Dean Anthony J. Silvagni, D.O., Pharm.D., M.Sc., recently announced the appointment of Mary Ann Fletcher, Ph.D., as the first Schemel Professor for Neuro Immune Medicine. The Schemel Professorship ...

NSU Researcher Receives U.S. Patent for Developing Fall Prevention Model

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- December 3, 2013 - Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). These falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults, resulting in approximately $30 billion in direct ...

The Parenting Place™ at NSU’s Mailman Segal Center featured on WPLG Local 10

The Parenting Place™ at Nova Southeastern University’s Mailman Segal Center was recently featured on WPLG Local 10 on Nov. 18. During the segment, Dean of the Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies, Roni Leiderman, Ph.D., discussed the program’s focus on cognitive learning and ...

NSU’s Julie Torruellas-Garcia, Ph.D., and Nicole Cook, Ph.D., MPA, Discuss the Spread of Bacteria Through Daily Interactions

Assistant Professor in the Farquhar College of Art and Sciences, Julie Torruellas-Garcia, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nicole Cook, Ph.D., MPA, were interviewed by CBS 4  on Nov. 20 about the spread of bacteria through daily interactions. “Bacteria are ...

Genome Scale View of Great White Shark Uncovers Unexpected and Distinctive Features

First Large-Scale Analysis of White Shark Gene Products Finds Fewer Differences Compared To Humans Than Bony Fishes

Nova Southeastern University Researchers Receive $4.1 Million Grant from Department of Defense to Investigate Gulf War Illness

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced that a NSU research team led by Mariana Morris, Ph.D., and Nancy Klimas, M.D., was selected by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) as one of two DoD Gulf War ...

Nova Southeastern University Researcher Receives $1 Million Grant to Develop Virtual World Program to Support Amputees

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- Some people use alternate virtual world programs like Second Life® to escape reality, but one researcher is examining whether these same virtual worlds that are used to stimulate the imagination could help amputees develop the skills needed to navigate the real ...

Nova Southeastern University Researchers Uncover Genetic Surprises in Florida’s Bottlenose Dolphins

A team of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Oceanographic Center (OC) researchers conducted a decade-long study to compare the genetic differences of bottlenose dolphins which lived in the Indian River Lagoon with other bottlenose dolphins that live offshore, in the northwest Atlantic Ocean, ...

Nova Southeastern University Researchers Uncover Genetic Surprises in Florida’s Bottlenose Dolphins

Nearly Decade-Long Study Focused on Dolphin Population in Florida’s Indian River Lagoon


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