Posts tagged with: "Research"

Jag Khalsa (forefront), chief, Medical Consequences Branch, Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences in the NIH, leads a panel discussion at the First Personalized Nanomedicine Symposium on Feb. 18.  
Seated, from left: Sahkrat Khisroev, FIU, Kendall Bryant, NIH, Christopher Weis, NIH, Mahendra Kumar, University of Miami, and Jaymohan Joseph, NIH.

FIU’s First Personalized Nanomedicine Symposium explores future of medicine

A specially designed vessel is released into the bloodstream to combat a blood clot, its mission to repair the damage […]

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DOE-FIU fellows on solid path to employment

DOE-FIU fellows on solid path to employment

Hands-on research, high-level mentoring and summer internships will give 13 FIU students a leg up when it comes time to […]

Kevin Boswell (left) works up a seine haul of nearshore arctic habitats off the Beaufort Sea in the Arctic Ocean.

Marine scientist to explore Arctic shorelines, habitats

FIU Marine scientist Kevin Boswell is leading an effort to better understand the Arctic costal ecosystems and their contribution to Arctic productivity. […]

Music can improve concentration in some children with ADHD

Music can improve concentration in some children with ADHD

From Rachmaninov to rock ’n’ roll, listening to music while studying may help some children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder […]

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Alumna finds answers for food security with honeybees

Alumna finds answers for food security with honeybees

Stephany Alvarez-Ventura ’11 has earned a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded grant after winning first place in the Outstanding Thesis […]

Understanding preterm infant development helps ease their entrance into the world

Understanding preterm infant development helps ease their entrance into the world

Every week, 150 bobwhite quail eggs arrive in the mail for Robert Lickliter, professor and director of graduate studies in […]

FIU professor champions women’s health in rural India

FIU professor champions women’s health in rural India

Update: This story from the fall of 2012 details a successful program, founded and run by FIU professor Purnima Madhivanan, that […]

Grant renewed for biomedical and behavioral research program

Grant renewed for biomedical and behavioral research program

FIU received a five-year renewal for its Minority Biomedical Research Support-Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (MBRS-RISE) Program. Funded by the […]

Researcher to explore sustainability of freshwater resources

Researcher to explore sustainability of freshwater resources

FIU is part of a consortium of universities launching a study on water sustainability in the Sunbelt, with hopes of […]

Giant eyeball puts biodiversity in focus

Giant eyeball puts biodiversity in focus

Giant eyeballs aren’t a regular topic of conversation for FIU professor Heather Bracken-Grissom. But then again, such things don’t normally […]

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Can arsenic be removed from rice?

Can arsenic be removed from rice?

In an article this week, Consumer Reports is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to set standards for how much […]

FIU Discovery Lab telebots could help disabled officers, veterans

FIU Discovery Lab telebots could help disabled officers, veterans

Jeremy Robins wants to use robots to bring disabled law enforcement officers back to the force. To bring his idea […]

FIU joins forces with other universities to pioneer small health and environment-monitoring devices

FIU joins forces with other universities to pioneer small health and environment-monitoring devices

FIU will partner with North Carolina State University, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Virginia on a national nanotechnology […]

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Laird Kramer, founding director of the STEM Transformation Institute, facilitates a magnetism exercise during a recent physics class.

STEM Transformation Institute launches

FIU launched the STEM Transformation Institute today, a multidisciplinary partnership that will pave the way for student success in science, […]

Monster larva’s identity revealed

Monster larva’s identity revealed

For centuries, an elusive larval creature with armor-like horns has kept its true identity a secret. That mystery has been […]

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