FAU mental health researchers have receives nearly $2 million for their studies by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Photo by Alex Liscio

Students and faculty researchers progress in mental health-related projects

October 3, 2019

Here are some of FAU’s research projects from both faculty and students. Almost $2 million has been dedicated toward these studies.

Randy Blakely, biomedical professor and executive director of the FAU Brain Institute. Photo courtesy of the FAU Division of Research

Biomedical professor receives millions for brain research

September 26, 2017

The grant will support Randy Blakely’s ongoing research on serotonin’s effects on the brain.

Photo of Randy Blakely and Nicole Baganz courtesy of Jan Savarick on Twitter

FAU institute first in southeast to receive prestigious distinction

December 1, 2016

Joining 17 other centers across the world, Florida Atlantic’s Brain Institute is the first center in the southeast to be named a Nikon Center of Excellence.

FAU has a New Face For its Neuroscience Department

FAU has a New Face For its Neuroscience Department

January 13, 2016

Neuroscience is one of Florida Atlantic’s four pillars the school believes to be integral in creating knowledge that benefits society. FAU’s new Brain Institute does just that, and starting in May, will feature a fresh face as its executive director, prominent neuroscientist Randy Blakely. Joining a program that has a history of excellence in neuroscience, despite it being so young, “is an exciting opportunity for me,” Blakely says.