Health & Science

Researchers Akram Da’darah and Patrick Skelly in their lab at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Studying schistosomiasis they find molecules that may hold the key to a cure.
February 25, 2020 Large Image
Two Cummings School researchers studying schistosomiasis find molecules that may hold the key to a cure

It’s a disease that’s hard to pronounce and even harder to eradicate, but...

Logo for the Food & Nutrition Innovation Council, which calls for a new national strategy for food and nutrition research
February 19, 2020 Video
A new council at the Friedman School is recommending a national nutrition research moonshot

In a joint resolution released on February 19, a new group of food and nutrition business and advocacy leaders call for a new national evaluation...

Jaclyn Dunphy, who earned her PhD at Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. GSBS is helping students prepare for jobs in academia, but also in research and development, consulting, and entrepreneurship.
February 19, 2020 Large Image
GSBS paves the way for biomedical students whose passion leads to the business world

Becoming an entrepreneur was already firmly in Jaclyn Dunphy’s mind when she began her studies in biomedical sciences. Her passion was the...

A man talking without gesturing. A Tufts professor of biology and researcher explains why we have fear.
February 18, 2020 Video
The mortal terror that helped our ancestors survive lives on in us, even though the threats they faced are mostly long gone

The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the...

A small white dog sitting on a lawn. Dog owners band together to crowdfund a clinical trial of a drug that could help pets and people survive pulmonary fibrosis
February 18, 2020 Large Image
Dog owners band together to crowdfund a clinical trial of a drug that could help pets and people survive pulmonary fibrosis

Dan Ackerson realized something was wrong with Baxter in early 2017, when the West Highland white terrier started coughing every morning. “Then...

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