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August 9, 2018
"Election Imperatives" challenges universities to improve democratic engagement for 2018 midterms and beyond; major higher education associations endorse report

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Aug. 9, 2018)Amid amplified interest in the upcoming midterm elections, a new report released today by the...

Ramnath Subbaraman
July 31, 2018
Ramnath Subbaraman of Tufts University School of Medicine wins a 2018 Clinical Scientist Development Award for his research on tuberculosis in India

BOSTON (July 31, 2018)—Ramnath Subbaraman, M.D., a Tufts University School of Medicine assistant...

A group of medical students in the Maine Track MD program lean around models on a table, and a professor, in a simulation clinic
July 25, 2018
MMC and Tufts will also expand the Maine Track program to further increase the number of students training in Maine

BOSTON and PORTLAND, Maine (July 25, 2018)—Tufts University School of Medicine and Maine Medical Center (MMC) have signed a 10-year agreement that...

Light actuated deflection
July 23, 2018
Elastomeric composites can flex, grip, release, or rotate when exposed to lasers, diffuse light or sunlight

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (July 23, 2018)—Researchers at Tufts University School of Engineering have developed magnetic elastomeric composites...

From the lab to the real world: program to improve elderly mobility feasible in community
July 16, 2018
Structured exercise program for older, sedentary adults is possible, safe and associated with benefits to physical and cognitive health

BOSTON (July 16, 2018)—Immobility in old age can lead to lower independence and quality of life and increased risk for falls and chronic disease....

National school food policies have potential to improve health now and later
July 9, 2018
Modeling study estimates impact of policies targeting fruits and vegetables and sugary drinks in schools on health outcomes for children and adults

BOSTON (July 9, 2018)—Providing free fruits and vegetables and limiting sugary drinks in schools could have positive health effects in both the...

July 6, 2018
Bandages with integrated pH and temperature sensors and electronically triggered drug release are designed to improve healing

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (July 6, 2018)—A team of engineers led by Tufts University has developed a prototype bandage designed to actively...

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