Health & Science

Elizabeth Moss, M21, GBS21, plans to split her time between research and clinical practice.
March 19, 2021 Large Image
As they learn where they will spend their first years as physicians, graduating MD students look back on their Tufts journeys

While Match Day this year meant balloons and champagne at home and friends and family joining the celebration via Zoom rather than an on-campus...

Illustration of a pill in the small intestine. As STAT Madness enters its final rounds, Tufts team’s research on a pill that samples gut microbes is still in play, and needs your vote
March 19, 2021 Large Image
As the competition for best innovations in biomedicine enters its final rounds, Tufts team’s research on a pill that samples gut microbes is still in play, and needs your vote

Tufts engineering professor Sameer Sonkusale’s microbiome sampling pill has now moved up a bracket in...

Logo for STAT Madness competition.
March 16, 2021 Large Image
Sameer Sonkusale and his group’s research on a pill that samples gut microbes is still in the running for best innovations in biomedicine, and needs your vote

STAT Madness—a competition among research teams for the best innovations in...

A nurse vaccinates a patient in a clinic. Professor Jonathan Garlick’s “Science and Civic Action” course focuses on how marginalized communities have been overly burdened by the pandemic and what can be done about it.
March 15, 2021 Large Image
A ‘Civic Science’ class helps students analyze, and talk about, COVID’s social consequences

This is part of an occasional series on how faculty are integrating issues of racial and social justice into the curricula, an...

Illustration of a syringe and a COVID-19 virus. Brett Leav, who led the clinical trial team that developed the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, tells how the vaccines happened so quickly
March 15, 2021 Large Image
Brett Leav, A87, A23P, who led the clinical trial team that developed the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, tells a Tufts audience how the vaccines happened so quickly

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, it was evident that a vaccine was urgently needed. The trouble was, vaccines normally take...

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