Hermione arrived in the Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center’s emergency room on Thanksgiving evening after having been in a house fire that had destroyed her home and tragically claimed the life of the other cat in the...

A Potential Breakthrough on Liver Cancer

“We don’t think this is going to cure liver cancer, but it might help prevent it,” says Arlin Rogers. “History shows the best way to reduce the burden of cancer is to stop it from occurring in the first place.” Tufts researcher finds that the hormone prolactin may...

An App for Your Pets

Cummings student heads to veterinary business plan competition with startup idea for tracking animal care

Mice study shows efficacy of new gene therapy approach for toxin exposures

Therapy effective with botulism, may have applicability to other illnesses

Practice Perfect

Dental alumni and their patients conduct real-life clinical research for Tufts.  “Patients see that you are not only doing general practice . . . but you are taking the time to go above and beyond, to influence the products of the future,” says Kistama Naidu, D02,...

Building Bugs for Better Health

Kyongbum Lee studies the bacteria in our guts and how the chemicals they produce impact us all

Discovery with Impact

tufts institute for innovation, tii, anthony monaco, david walt, Elena Naumova, sam telford

Suppression of reproductive hormone shown to impact postpartum behavior in rats

Cummings School researchers Bridges, Price publish paper NORTH GRAFTON—It may be well known that hormones play a major role in motherhood but exactly which hormones trigger maternal behaviors has been the professional focus of Cummings School Biomedical Sciences...

EY Entrepreneur of the Year Joins Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Board of Advisors

NORTH GRAFTON, Mass.—August 5, 2014—Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University has appointed Jean Hoffman, president and CEO of Putney, Inc., to its Board of Advisors. During her five-year term on the board, Hoffman will work with Dean Deborah T....

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