Tufts in the News

Publication date: Thursday, June 4, 2020
American Heart Association
New Friedman School research suggests that consumer response to federally mandated nutritional labels in restaurants could lead to significantly fewer cases of both cardiovascular diseases and Type 2 diabetes, lowering associated health-care and societal costs. Lead authors Dariush Mozaffarian and Junxiu Liu are both quoted.
Publication date: Sunday, May 17, 2020
Boston Globe
School of Medicine student Haya Raef initiated an effort to deliver care packages to coronavirus patients experiencing homelessness.
Publication date: Friday, May 15, 2020
Here & Now
Friedman School dean Dariush Mozaffarian discusses the National Academies of Sciences' new dietary recommendations regarding salt intake and explains the harmful effects that too much salt has on our overall health.
Publication date: Saturday, May 9, 2020
New England Cable News
Tufts School of Medicine student Jasmine Gale discusses her involvement in the National Student Response Network, an organization of health professional students mobilizing to help support hospitals, health-care facilities, front-line workers, and state and local health-care departments during the coronavirus pandemic.
Publication date: Saturday, May 9, 2020
This article mentions that Tufts was part of a collaborative study, co-authored by Arts and Sciences earth and ocean sciences assistant professor Andrew Kemp, that found sea-level rise is faster than previously believed.
Publication date: Thursday, May 7, 2020
Boston Globe
Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian co-authors this opinion piece on how the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that it "is imperative we reduce diet-related chronic disease and obesity in America."
Publication date: Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Tufts-led collaborative research used a 3D brain-like tissue model to demonstrate a possible causal relationship between Alzheimer's disease and herpes simplex virus I infection (HSV-1). David Kaplan, Stern Family Professor in Engineering, who led the research, is quoted.
Publication date: Monday, April 27, 2020
Time Magazine
Fletcher Dean Rachel Kyte comments on what the energy sector's economic recovery could be like in the wake of low oil prices.
Publication date: Saturday, April 25, 2020
School of Medicine adjunct clinical professor Susan Blumenthal pens this opinion piece advocating for an increased research focus on patients' sex in studying how COVID-19 progresses and responds to treatment and preventive interventions.
Publication date: Friday, April 24, 2020
National Public Radio
School of Dental Medicine assistant professor Mary Jane Hanlon advises on routine and emergency dental care during the coronavirus pandemic.