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Jean Mayer Prize for Excellence in Nutrition Science and Policy
October 22, 2018
Event honoring Tom Harkin, Tom Vilsack, the Center for Science in the Public Interest, and Mission: Readiness for work to improve healthy food choices also included a celebration of the Friedman School’s 40th anniversary

BOSTON (Oct. 22, 2018)—The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University has awarded the school's...

October 18, 2018
Neural models could improve understanding of neurodegenerative and other diseases, and facilitate discovery of treatments

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE and BOSTON, Mass. (Oct. 18, 2018)—A team of Tufts University-led researchers has developed three-dimensional (3D) human tissue...

John Kerry
October 11, 2018
Nov. 28 event is part of Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 11, 2018)—The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University will host former United States Secretary...

A canine patient participates in an osteosarcoma trial at Tufts University.
October 11, 2018
Trials for osteosarcoma and solid tumors enrolling at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University for eligible canine candidates

GRAFTON, Mass. (Oct. 11, 2018)—Two studies into deadly cancers in dogs are now underway, offered through the newly formed...

Photo connecting weight to health (Pixabay)
October 10, 2018
Activation of precancerous pathways seen with obesity; secondary findings suggest that NSAIDs may lower the levels of pro-inflammatory proteins in the colon

BOSTON (Oct. 10, 2018)—Studies in mice have demonstrated that obesity-induced inflammation contributes to the risk of colorectal cancer, but...

Markers of dairy fat consumption linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes
October 10, 2018

CAMBRIDGE, England and BOSTON (Oct. 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m. ET)—Higher levels of biomarkers of dairy fat consumption are associated with lower risk of...

Youth voting
October 9, 2018
New poll shows high interest in midterms among youngest voters, mirroring engagement in 2016; vote choice favors Democrats

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 9, 2018)Young voters are engaged in the 2018 midterm elections and plan to vote in higher...