Health & Science

student holding a frame from a bee hive
July 25, 2017 Large Image
A Tufts doctoral student looks for clues into honey bee colony declines using hives on the Grafton campus

Rachael Bonoan and I approach nine honey bee hives on Cummings School’s Grafton campus, covered from head to toe in heavy bee suits. One bee after...

In Tufts University School of Medicine’s Teachers and High School Students program, high school students from Massachusetts get a peek at dental and medical school life. (Alonso Nichols/Tufts University)
July 24, 2017 Large Image
Pipeline program in its 28th year of connecting Massachusetts high school students to research experience, applied science, and faculty mentors

BOSTON (July 24, 2017)—Ready to learn about diabetes, asthma, halitosis, cancer disparities and more, 22 high school students from around...

July 17, 2017 Large Image
Long-running program introduces undergraduates from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine and science to biomedical research, mentors in the field

BOSTON (July 17, 2017)—Eighteen undergraduate students are visiting Tufts University’s Health Sciences campus for 10 weeks of scientific seminars...

Cross-section of a severely diseased heart valve in a dog with myxomatous mitral valve disease and congestive heart failure.
July 14, 2017 Large Image
Study of canine mitral valve disease and congestive heart failure provides clues to target therapies in dogs and human mitral valve prolapse

GRAFTON, Mass. (July 14, 2017)—Researchers at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University have...

Kristen Antoon
July 13, 2017 Large Image
Cummings School’s Kristen Antoon, one of 20 veterinary technicians in the country certified in cardiology, talks about the challenges and rewards of her work

Kristen Antoon, a veterinary technician at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine’s ...