News Releases

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...

Findings published in Cell show how the flu virus resets its trap
June 28, 2018
First real-time visualization reveals that protein molecules on virus surface reach out to hijack target cells and reset the trap if they fail

BOSTON (June 28, 2018)—For the first time, scientists have directly visualized in real-time structural changes in the surface protein of the...

Tisch College
June 28, 2018
$100K grant from Cummings Foundation promotes dialogue across differences, encourages civic engagement at Tufts University and beyond

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 28, 2018)—At a time of debate about free speech and expression on college campuses, the Institute for Democracy...

Neisseria gonorrhoeae
June 27, 2018
Study compares gender-specific expression of antibiotic resistance genes during active gonorrhea infection

BOSTON (June 27, 2018, 1:00 p.m. ET)—The World Health Organization estimates that 78 million people worldwide are infected with gonorrhea each...

Aimee Shen, Tufts University School of Medicine, in her lab where she studies C. difficile
June 25, 2018
Shen’s research will focus on the role of DNA modifications in regulating C. difficile’s ability to transmit disease

BOSTON (June 25, 2018)—Aimee Shen, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular biology and microbiology at Tufts...

June 15, 2018
New study identifies continuing disparities in diet quality for participants on SNAP

BOSTON (June 15, 2018, 11:00 a.m. ET)—A new Food-PRICE study finds persistent nutritional disparities...

June 9, 2018

BOSTON (June 8, 2018, 2:00 p.m. ET)—A new cross-sectional study led by public health researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine has found...