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Get your head in the game: Research shows mindfulness in relationship is key to a happy couple

Jonathan Kimmes is an assistant professor of Family and Child Sciences at Florida State University A Florida State University researcher has found that an individual’s ability to be mindful or stay in the present has a profound effect on a romantic partner’s happiness. Assistant Professor of Family and Child Sciences Jonathan Kimmes published a new […]

NFES researcher investigates link between alcohol and cancer-related condition

Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Exercise Science Jennifer Steiner has received a $750,000 grant to explore the link between alcohol and cancer cachexia. A Florida State University researcher is exploring the effects of chronic alcohol consumption on cancer cachexia, a common condition cancer patients suffer from that is characterized by the loss of muscle mass. […]

FCS faculty receives national award for mentorship

Dr. Joe Grzywacz, Chair & Norejane Hendrickson Professor The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) has selected Joe Grzywacz, the Norejane Hendrickson Professor of Family & Child Sciences at Florida State University, as a 2019 recipient of the Felix Berardo Scholarship Award in recognition of his career of outstanding mentorship to students and colleagues. Grzywacz […]

FSU study finds low-income mothers expected to reciprocate support

View the original story by Lauren Anista at news.fsu.edu. Low-income mothers who need support, such as with small cash loans or childcare, are often called on to reciprocate, according to a new Florida State University study. Melissa Radey, Associate Professor, College of Social Work College of Social Work Associate Professor Melissa Radey and College of […]

NFES researcher finds new discovery on Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Original story written by Zachary Boehm and published at news.fsu.edu. Michelle Parvatiyar, Assistant Professor, College of Human Sciences A new multi-institution study spearheaded by researchers at Florida State University and the University of California, Los Angeles suggests a tiny protein could play a major role in combating heart failure related to Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), […]

Seven Students Presented at Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting

L to R: Oluwatoyin Sangokunle, Tolulola Adeyewa, Xingyi Jiang, Valerie Zaffran, Kristen Mittl, Tengfei Li, Andrea Bernat Seven students (six graduate and one undergraduate) from the Department of Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences presented their research findings at the 2019 Institute of Food Technologists annual meeting from June 2 to 5. The IFT annual event […]

FSU nutrition researcher receives early career award

Read the original story at news.fsu.edu. A Florida State University researcher has received a prestigious early career award from the American Society for Nutrition. Bradley Gordon, an assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Science, has received the 2019 Vernon R. Young International Award for Amino Acid Research. The award is given […]

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