FSU receives $14.5M from National Institutes of Health to foster faculty diversity in health sciences research

A team of Florida State University researchers from the College of Nursing, College of Medicine and College of Arts & Sciences has received a $14.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to build a diverse community of early career researchers committed to improving mental health and chronic disease prevention and management. The university will use the funding to create the […]

FSU researchers receive NIH grant to examine Hurricane Michael impact on birth outcomes

Two Florida State University professors are part of a research team that has been awarded more than $400,000 by the National Institutes of Health to study how Hurricane Michael affected birth outcomes in the Florida Panhandle. FSU College of Medicine Chair of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine Les Beitsch and Associate Professor of Geography Christopher […]

School quality, genetics play a role in child’s reading ability

Good genes can give a young child a head start when it comes to learning to read, but it’s not enough to overcome the effects of a poorly rated school. Those are the findings of Florida State University researchers who looked at whether schools or genetics play a greater role in influencing a child’s ability […]