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July 17, 2017
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...

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July 14, 2017
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...

June 26, 2017

GRAFTON, Mass. (June 26, 2017) – Plans to create a new state-of-the-art simulation lab that provides hands-on surgical and clinical training to...

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June 21, 2017
Talloires Network Leadership Conference continues discussion among top international universities about how educational institutions can work together to shape a better world

XALAPA VERACRUZ, Mexico (June 21, 2017) – More than 280 university leaders from around the world will gather at the...

June 19, 2017
Nationwide survey of hospitals, eldercare facilities and therapy animal organizations reveals gaps in health and safety policies

GRAFTON, Mass. (June 19, 2017)—A survey of United States hospitals, eldercare facilities and therapy animal organizations revealed their health...

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June 13, 2017
$100K grant from Cummings Foundation continues Tufts University's BioSeq Program, which encourages science students to think critically about genetics

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 13, 2017) – Tufts University's popular Bioinformatics Inquiry through Sequencing (BioSeq) program will continue to...

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June 11, 2017

SAN DIEGO and BOSTON (June 11, 2017, 3:00 ET)—Researchers from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University,...