Health & Science

Insulin
November 1, 2019 Large Image
Pancreatic beta cells “switched on” by light are engineered to enhance production of insulin in response to glucose levels

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (November 1, 2019) —Tufts University researchers have transplanted engineered pancreatic beta cells into diabetic mice,...

October 30, 2019
Scientists from several Boston-area universities and hospitals to take part

Tufts University School of Medicine will host the twenty-first annual Boston Angiogenesis Meeting on November 22.

Organizing committee...

Female vet technician checks a dog’s teeth. Kate Zukowski is a veterinary technician at Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic who specializes in dental care for pets. She shares tips for keeping your dog or cat’s teeth healthy.
October 29, 2019 Large Image
Kate Zukowski, a certified veterinary technician specializing in dental care, shares tips for improving animals’ oral health

Think about the fuzzy plaque you feel on your teeth if you forget to brush before bed. Now imagine you haven’t brushed your teeth in ten years....

Female vet technician standing in a clinic. Kate Zukowski, a certified veterinary technician at Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic, really wants to look inside your pet’s mouth.
October 29, 2019 Large Image
Kate Zukowski, a certified veterinary technician at Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic, really wants to look inside your pet’s mouth

Kate Zukowski, a certified veterinary technician at...

Three women standing with a pony inside a room. Cummings School researchers study an inexpensive drug to see if it can offer a new treatment for equine asthma—a common and chronic affliction that’s difficult to manage
October 25, 2019 Large Image
Cummings School researchers study an inexpensive drug to see if it can offer a new treatment for equine asthma—a common and chronic affliction that’s difficult to manage

Pixie, a thirteen-year-old Shetland pony, is only about one-fifth the size of most horses seen for asthma at Tufts Equine Center. That doesn’t...

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