Health & Science

An illustration of a double helix with network connecting nodes on a blue background. Massachusetts Life Sciences Center funds for capital investment will support research ranging from drug delivery to disease detection technologies at Tufts University
August 10, 2021 Large Image
The funds for capital investment will support research ranging from drug delivery to disease detection technologies at the university

Three Tufts scientists and their teams have received capital funding this month from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) to support...

Profile of man talking to a medical professional. A study led by a Tufts community health professor finds concern about the impact of a Medicare mental health care program’s cost-control measures on different racial and ethnic groups
August 2, 2021 Large Image
A study led by a Tufts community health professor finds concern about the impact of cost-control measures of Medicare program

Despite high demand, access to quality and affordable mental health care remains a challenge for many Americans. Less than half of those with...

Jacob Wessel, Boston’s public realm director, talks about a safer, more accessible future for the city’s streets.
July 30, 2021 Large Image
Jacob Wessel, A14, steers toward a more equitable future for the city’s public spaces

Name: Jacob Wessel, A14

Occupation: Public realm director, City of Boston

What that means...

Melissa Orkin, AG08, AG12, and Leandra Elion, both lecturers with the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts.
July 21, 2021 Large Image
Two Tufts lecturers partnered with the Department of Education to create and establish state-wide guidelines for screening young children for dyslexia

Dyslexia, the general term that describes difficulty with accurate and/or fluent reading, is the most common type of learning disability. Until...

A person holds a dog's paw in their hand
July 15, 2021 Large Image
The Pet Loss Support Hotline at Cummings School continues to provide a sympathetic ear to pet owners in need of emotional support

“Hello, my name is Dana. I’m calling because my dog died a few days ago, and I'm devastated. His name was Dax, he was 16 years old, and he was...

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