News Releases

December 13, 2017
Young people (18-29) in Alabama vote for Doug Jones by wide margin -- estimated youth turnout 23 percent

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Dec. 13, 2017) – Youth turnout in yesterday’s special U.S. Senate election in Alabama is...

December 5, 2017
Approach from Tufts-led researchers could lead to new diagnostic and treatment techniques for many cancers and genetic disorders

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Dec. 5, 2017) -- Understanding complex genomic rearrangements (CGRs), the culprit in the development of many types of...

December 4, 2017
Tufts researchers provide insight on Yamanaka factors and use of stem cells to address loss of smell in mouse study

BOSTON (Dec. 4, 2017)—Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine, led by Dr. James E. Schwob, are examining the behavior of adult stem...

November 30, 2017
New process could lead to production of methanol or acetic acid through more energy efficient, low-cost and environmentally-friendly ways

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 30, 2017) – The direct oxidation of methane—found in natural gas—into methanol at low temperatures has long been a...

Jiang Lab
November 28, 2017
Xiaocheng Jiang will use early-career award to develop innovative method of observing fundamental cellular and molecular processes

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 28, 2017) – Xiaocheng Jiang, assistant professor of biomedical  engineering in the School of Engineering at Tufts...

Price changes for seven foods could save thousands of lives per year, study says
November 27, 2017
Subsidies for healthy foods and taxes on unhealthy foods could reduce deaths from stroke, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, especially among Americans with lower socioeconomic status

BOSTON (Nov. 27, 2017)—Changing the prices of seven foods, including fruits, vegetables and sugar-sweetened beverages, could reduce deaths due to...

Charlie Mace
November 14, 2017

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass (2 p.m. ET, Nov. 14, 2017) – Tufts University announced today that it is a...