Health & Science

Carl Kirker-Head and Abby Brisbois standing with a horse outside a barn. Cummings School faculty and students do the work to scientifically validate remedy for horses suffering from tendon and ligament damage
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Cummings School faculty and students do the work to scientifically validate remedy for horses suffering from tendon and ligament damage

Publishing one academic paper is cause for celebration, but Cummings School for Veterinary Medicine student...

Tufts alumna Katie Matthews helps protect marine ecosystems and the life they support—including our own—by advocating for science-based environmental policies.
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Fighting threats like climate change and pollution, Tufts alumna Katie Matthews helps sustain marine ecosystems and the life they support, including our own

No one knows better than Katie Matthews, J99, that the fate of Earth’s oceans and its people are intertwined. As chief scientist at Oceana, the...

Modar Bilind Al-Roomi, DI21, a founder of the Kurdish Dental Health Organization, gives an interview in April 2016 for the Arabic social media platform Yalla at a refugee camp in Irbil, Iraq. Photo: Courtesy of Modar Bilind Al-Roomi
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Whether aiding refugees or encouraging his classmates during the pandemic, Modar Bilind Al-Roomi is quick to reach out

Modar Bilind Q. Al-Roomi, DI21, was born in Baghdad in the waning days of the First Gulf War. He grew up against the backdrop of regional and...

Illustration of antibody proteins. Tufts researcher finds combining the right antibody with the right delivery system may prevent many diseases before they wreak havoc in the body.
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Tufts researcher finds combining the right antibody with the right delivery system may prevent many diseases before they wreak havoc in the body

On a microscopic level, humans face an existential threat every day. All sorts of tiny pathogens, like bacteria and viruses, work constantly to...

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Results over 16 years also show persistent disparities by race and ethnicity

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