News Releases

February 11, 2016
Discovery may shed light on fetal alcohol syndrome, other conditions

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, MASS. (Embargoed until 7 PM EST, Feb. 10, 2016) -- Tufts University biologists have discovered the bioelectric mechanism by...

February 10, 2016
Tufts University School of Medicine with UMass Boston encourages a more diverse physician and biomedical science workforce with intensive curriculum for pre-medical and pre-doctoral students

BOSTON (Feb. 10, 2016)—Twenty-six aspiring doctors and researchers experienced life as medical students or biomedical scientists...

February 2, 2016

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (February 2, 2016)— Anderson Cooper, anchor of CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360°,” will discuss contemporary...

January 29, 2016

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass.— Michael McGlynn, who served as mayor of Medford for 28 years before deciding not to seek a 15th...

January 27, 2016

BOSTON (Jan. 27, 2016)—The immune system weakens as the body ages, making older adults more susceptible to infections. Low levels...

January 20, 2016
Chain and non-chain restaurants serve oversized portions; researchers propose restaurants should be required to give patrons the choice to reduce meal size for a proportional price

BOSTON (January 20, 2016)—Meals consumed at fast-food restaurants are often seen as one of the biggest contributors to the obesity epidemic. But...

January 13, 2016
Findings could influence how schools, businesses develop character, leadership

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (January 13, 2016)—Researchers at Tufts University are collaborating with the United States Military...

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