Health & Science

Scott and Josh Linscott
September 29, 2016 Large Image
A father, his son and their doctors tell how a new kind of transplant procedure saved one life and transformed another

Not many people will ever need a liver transplant, but for those who do, the live-donor option may save their life. That’s what happened in May...

Simin Meydani at Tufts
September 28, 2016 Large Image
A nutrition scientist, she led the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts

Simin Nikbin Meydani, the new vice provost for research at Tufts, is known for her groundbreaking work on nutrition and the immune system. But her...

Minnie the cat gets a veterinary examination
September 23, 2016 Large Image
A surprising number of animal owners have little or no access to veterinary care, so this Tufts program brings the care to them

Brian Chenevert lives with his three cats in a one-bedroom apartment in downtown Worcester, Massachusetts. He’s unusually close with the cats. “I...

September 22, 2016
Ekaterina Heldwein has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholar, a new five-year grant program for early-career scientists who bring innovative approaches to the study of biological problems.

BOSTON (September 22, 2016)—Ekaterina Heldwein, Ph.D., at Tufts University School of Medicine and the Sackler School of Graduate...

Steven Jaharis and Mary Jaharis in 2009 at Tufts
September 21, 2016 Large Image
The latest Jaharis Family Foundation donation will lift the anatomy lab out of the basement into a bright new space and ease the debt burden on students who specialize in family medicine

Students consistently rank the gross anatomy course as one of Tufts School of Medicine’s top classes. More than anything else that is a tribute to...