Tufts in the News

Publication date: Thursday, May 10, 2018
NBC Boston
Cummings School’s Sam Telford comments on an FDA-approved Lyme disease vaccine called LYMErix that was taken off the market by the manufacturer. Telford was one of the two researchers who developed the drug in the 1990s.
Publication date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018
NPR's All Things Considered
TUSM clinical professor Jonathan Davis is quoted in this piece exploring the long-term effects on babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome due to opioid use by mothers during pregnancy.
Publication date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018
The Conversation
Professor of the Practice and Director of the Feinstein International Center Gregory Gottlieb reflects on the 10 year anniversary of Cyclone Nargis, which devastated areas of Myanmar, and how the Myanmar government’s reluctance to work with international partners and relief organizations could put its people at future risk.
Publication date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Washington Post
Fletcher Dean James Stavridis is quoted in this article on Admiral Harry B. Harris Jr., who is expected to be nominated as the U.S. ambassador to South Korea and become a key player in the Trump administration’s diplomatic relations with North Korea.
Publication date: Monday, April 30, 2018
Washington Post
Cummings School Professor Emeritus Nicholas Dodman comments in this article examining the practice of medicating pets for mental health issues and whether pets need such drugs.
Publication date: Monday, April 30, 2018
New York Times
Fletcher’s Bhaskar Chakravorti is quoted regarding Facebook’s historically difficult relationship with developers.
Publication date: Friday, April 27, 2018
Boston Globe
SMFA graduate students Kimberly Barnes’ sound installation and Keegan Shiner’s performance art are featured in this overview of graduating Boston-area master’s students.
Publication date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Guardian
Fletcher’s Nadim Shehadi is quoted in this article on the implications of Syria’s new property law, which he says “could be ethnic cleansing by stealth, not dissimilar to absentee laws we have seen before.”
Publication date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
CNN International
TUSM’s Jeff Griffiths comments in this article reporting that the antibiotic azithromycin has been found to improve mortality rates among young children in sub-Saharan Africa, where one in nine children dies before age 5.
Publication date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
COSMOS Magazine
Physicist Ken Olum discusses the science of “cosmic strings,” cracks in the fabric of the universe, and emerging methods for evaluating the strings.

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