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NSU Researchers Examine Long-term Effects on Gulf War Veterans

During 2018, an NSU research team led by Nancy Klimas, M.D., was awarded an $8.5 million grant by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) for establishment of the Gulf War Illness National Clical Trials and Interventions Consortium (GWICTIC). The GWICTIC serves as a mechanism for clinical trials based on several years…

NSU Hosts White Coat Ceremony for First M.D. Class and 38th Entering D.O. Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) made history as it welcomed approximately 300 incoming medical students in the nation’s first combined White Coat Ceremony celebrating Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) and Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) candidates together. The Florida-based university…

Breakthrough in Gulf War Illnesses From Exposure to Chemical Toxins

At least a quarter of the 700,000 soldiers who fought in the 1991 Gulf War suffer from a debilitating disease called Gulf War Illness. Symptoms include severe fatigue, stomach issues and body aches. New research is aimed at bringing these patients some relief. Dr. Nancy Klimas, one of the leading Gulf…

Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

  FORT LAUDERDALE and CLEARWATER, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announces the largest philanthropic gift in its history from Tampa-area cardiologist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, pediatrician Dr. Pallavi Patel. The commitment will significantly expand its programs in osteopathic medicine and health care sciences, and be used…

Building A Biotech Rebound

Greater Fort Lauderdale is home to one of the nation’s most dynamic biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry clusters. The region currently holds 1,500 bioscience institutions that employ more than 26,000 people and generate $4 billion in revenue each year. As a region, South Florida offers convenient access to leading research institutes…

Nova Southeastern University Scientists Study Disease that Impacts Hundreds of Thousands of Gulf War Veterans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – As the nation honors our veterans on November 11, we must pause to remember the long-lasting health effects soldiers experience not only from bullets or bombs, but from exposure to unexplained pesticides, radiation or other toxins during their time in the service. At…

International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis to Host Biennial Conference in South Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), sometimes referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), a mysterious, debilitating and misunderstood disease that affects an estimated 1 million Americans, will be the focus of an international conference on October 27-30, 2016. The biennial meeting targeting researchers, clinicians, patients…

NBC 6: Students Get Hands-On Experience at NSU Medical School Camp

WTVJ (NBC 6) highlighted an immersion program spearheaded by NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine that provides hands-on learning experiences for high-achieving high school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine. AIM (Achieve in Medicine) High exposes students to life at NSU and the university’s diverse health offerings, not just in…

Updated: HCA East Florida Receives State Approval for a New Hospital to be Built on the Campus of Nova Southeastern University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Updated May 18, 2016: Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration submitted its final approval for HCA East Florida to relocate Plantation General Hospital to Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie on May 17, 2016. “This will propel us toward achieving NSU’s Vision 2020, providing the highest quality health…

NSU Professor Receives World Class Faculty Award for Global Contributions to Science and Medicine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) researcher and faculty member Nancy Klimas, M.D., was named the World Class Faculty Award recipient by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance at its 2016 Mid-Year Luncheon on Thursday, May 19 at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale….