News Releases

November 15, 2016
School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University's 2016 Master of Fine Arts colloquium features expert discussion on social, political implications of masquerade

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 15, 2016) -- The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University is proud to present "...

November 9, 2016
An epidemiological analysis of data from 1,685 adult Americans finds that regular consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, but not diet soda, is associated with increased risk of prediabetes and increased insulin resistance.

BOSTON (November 9, 2016)—Adult Americans who regularly consumed sugar-sweetened beverages (roughly one can of soda per day) had...

November 1, 2016
New study finds that beta-cryptoxanthin, a carotenoid found primarily in red, orange and yellow-colored fruits and vegetables, reduces lung cancer development and invasiveness in mouse and cell models

BOSTON (November 1, 2016)—Beta-cryptoxanthin (BCX), a carotenoid pigment compound found primarily in plants, reduces the number...

October 31, 2016
New laboratory and animal study reveals underlying molecular mechanisms that drive malignancy and aggressiveness in basal-like breast cancer

BOSTON (October 31, 2016)—Silencing SIRT2, a member of the sirtuin family of enzymes, reduces the invasiveness of basal-like breast cancer cells...

October 31, 2016
Shafiqul Islam honored at United Nations for advancing Early Warning System for Cholera

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts (October 31, 2016) – Shafiqul Islam, Sc.D., of Tufts University School of Engineering, has been awarded the...

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October 24, 2016
David R. Walt joins exclusive academy advising on national health and science policy

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts (Oct. 24, 2016) -- David R. Walt, Ph.D., has been elected to the prestigious and exclusive...

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...