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Image of child holding two balls. Center of image is blurred, which is what happens when people get AMD.
May 15, 2017

BOSTON (May 15, 2017, 3 pm EDT)—A study in mice finds that development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) could be arrested by switching...

May 10, 2017
Research led by Tufts University chemist sees ice crystal formation in new light

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 10, 2017) – More than 400 years ago, renowned mathematician and scientist Johannes Kepler speculated about the...

Isabel Beavers
May 9, 2017
Graduating and award-winning art students to display works in trio of public shows

BOSTON (May 9, 2017) -- The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University is celebrating graduating art students across its degree...

Dina Deitsch
May 8, 2017
New position to collaborate with artists and coordinate spaces and collections across Tufts' diverse art communities

BOSTON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 8, 2017) – Tufts University has named curator Dina Deitsch as its new director and chief curator of...

May 4, 2017
Astrocytes regulate intensity of neuronal signals linked to learning and memory by sensing wakefulness

BOSTON (May 4, 2017, noon, EDT)—Neuroscientists at Tufts University School of Medicine have discovered a new signaling pathway that directly...

Ounjian Field
April 28, 2017
Agreement between university and city – which includes access to new turf field – example of Tufts' commitment to strengthening host communities

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 28, 2017) -- Tufts University is providing Somerville's youth soccer and lacrosse programs with daily access to...

April 27, 2017
New analysis shows areas with highest rates and counts of hep C infections in Massachusetts

BOSTON (April 27, 2017)—An innovative analysis combining geographic information systems (GIS), spatial epidemiology, and statistical modeling...

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