News Releases

October 21, 2016
“Fold XII” by Sam Gilliam unveiled during gallery event

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (October 21, 2016) -- Tufts University today celebrated the newest addition to its permanent art collection with the...

October 19, 2016
Incorporating nutrition into cancer care may help establish long-term healthy eating habits to promote well-being and prevent or delay new chronic diseases

BOSTON (October 19, 2016)—Survivors of childhood cancer have poor adherence to federal dietary guidelines in...

David Gregory
October 12, 2016
Gregory, a Tisch College professor of the practice, and panel of leading political reporters to provide insiders' perspectives

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts (Oct. 12, 2016) – David Gregory, former host of Meet the Press and longtime journalist who has...

October 12, 2016
Continuation of Mellon Sawyer Seminar – an innovative research collaboration – includes four public lectures and panel discussions this semester

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts (Oct. 12, 2016) -- Tufts University continues its Mellon Sawyer Seminar in Comparative Global...

October 12, 2016
High folate (vitamin B9) consumption is associated with an increased risk for a nerve-damage disorder in older adults who have a common genetic variant linked to reduced cellular vitamin B12 availability

BOSTON (October 12, 2016)—Consuming too much folate (vitamin B9) is associated with increased risk for a nerve-damage disorder in...

October 11, 2016
Understanding age-related changes could help prevent and treat obesity in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder

BOSTON (October 11, 2016)—Children and teens with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be more likely to be obese and stay obese during adolescence...

October 4, 2016
Nikhil Nair seeks new treatment for potentially fatal, rarely-studied congenital "orphan diseases" caused by improper food metabolism

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts (Oct. 4, 2016) – Nikhil U. Nair, Ph.D., of Tufts University School of Engineering, has been honored with the...