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NFES faculty receives $2.9M grant to examine peripheral artery disease

Panos Koutakis is an assistant professor in Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences. A Florida State University researcher has received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a more effective treatment and diagnosis process for peripheral artery disease (PAD), a condition that afflicts 8.5 million people in the United States. “At […]

A fruitful endeavor: Researcher examines berry polyphenols as potential treatment for cardiovascular treatment

Gloria Salazar, an associate professor of nutrition. A Florida State University researcher is examining how the polyphenol compounds found in blackberries could be used to help fight the buildup of artery plaque. Gloria Salazar, associate professor of nutrition, has received $805,409 from the James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program at the Florida Department of […]

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 […]