News Releases

January 29, 2015
Appointment reflects Tufts’ “unprecedented” commitment to diversity, inclusion, cultural competency over next decade

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (January 29, 2015) -- Tufts University has named Mark Brimhall-Vargas as its chief diversity officer, effective April 6...

January 21, 2015

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass.(January 21) -Professor, activist and author Cornel West will deliver the Gerald Gill Keynote Lecture at Tufts University...

January 12, 2015

BOSTON – Cataract is one of the most common eye diseases, becoming more prevalent as people age...

December 31, 2014
Study of three chains finds calorie, salt content remain high compared to dietary recommendations

BOSTON ─ Two new reports from researchers at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University...

December 18, 2014

BOSTON − Parents of children involved in an elementary school-based community intervention to prevent obesity appear to share in its health...

Photomicrograph of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria (credit CDC, PHIL)
December 16, 2014

BOSTON (Dec. 16, 2014) — Extra vitamin E protected older mice from a bacterial infection that commonly causes pneumonia....

December 11, 2014
Results can help inform a targeted public health and clinical response

BOSTON (December 11, 2014)  A new study from epidemiologists at Tufts University School of Medicine helps to...

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