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3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
communications@nova.edu

Nova Southeastern University to hold Research Day

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE Fla. —- Nova Southeastern University will host a research day on Friday, April 25 to showcase its health, medical and biotechnology research.

NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD) will host the inaugural Research Day between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Signature Grand. Sponsored by HPD’s Research Division, the event will feature 130 research presentations from world-renowned researchers and HPD faculty and students.

Some of HPD’s federally-funded research includes cancer treatments, AIDS and HIV prevention, hypertension, dental stem cell therapies, blood thinner drugs, heart disease, diabetes and much more. The research is conducted by HPD’s six colleges —- medicine, pharmacy, optometry, medical sciences, dental medicine and medical sciences.

Roughly 1,800 world-class researchers, faculty and students are expected to attend Research Day. Awards will be given for outstanding research. Research Day will also feature two keynote speakers: Robert Bell, Ph.D. of Drug & Biotechnology Development, LLC in Clearwater; and Ron Hays, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Health Services RAND Corporation and UCLA in
Los Angeles.

The event, which will be one of the largest research seminars in Florida involving students, offers participants a chance to learn more about HPD’s cutting edge discoveries and their impact on the community and throughout the world.

The Signature Grand is located at in Davie at 6900 State Road 84.

For more information, please contact HPD Research Director Patrick Hardigan, Ph.D., at 954-262-1524 or patrick@nova.edu or visit http://www.nova.edu/hpdresearchday/index.html.

Media Contact:
Ken Ma, NSU Office of Public Affairs
954-262-5354 Office, 954-830-4177 Cell, kennma@nova.edu