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Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University is extremely proud of the achievements and ongoing work of the faculty, staff and students performing research on our campus and internationally with investigators from other universities, teaching hospitals and industry. Our projects are producing advances that are improving the health of domestic and wild animals, people, the environment and the food we consume.

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  • Ever Wonder: How Does Depression Affect Us? 170421_EW_depressed_S A disease that is distinct from sadness, it influences people differently, says biomedical sciences professor The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the curious about all manner of topics—from why we have cravings to why the oceans are salty. You can view the entire series at http://everwonder.tufts.edu. Source: http://now.tufts.edu/articles/ever-wonder-how-does-depression-affect-us
  • Fighting Canine ALS 170328_dogs_ALS_S Human patients could benefit from a study that's underway in dogs with a fatal paralytic disease A gene-silencing therapy under development for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is being tested at Tufts in dogs with degenerative myelopathy, a fatal paralytic disease that is similar to ALS. “If you look at the clinical progression , ...
  • Promising Research for HCM promising research for hcmA novel drug has shown to be helpful to a small group of cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

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  • Fighting Canine ALS 170328_dogs_ALS_S Human patients could benefit from a study that's underway in dogs with a fatal paralytic disease A gene-silencing therapy under development for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is being tested at Tufts in dogs with degenerative myelopathy, a fatal paralytic disease that is similar to ALS. “If you look at the clinical progression , ...
  • Spotting Cancer Contrast agent liver imageSharper imaging would promote earlier diagnosis of malignancies
  • Cardiac Repair Kits MickeyPeople could benefit from stem cell studies of heart-valve disease in dogs
  • New Veterinary Research Helps Distinguish Accidents from Abuse Cummings-Image-for-5.25.16-Release_for-web.jpg Researchers at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University Find Different Injury Patterns in Abused Animals and Animals Hit by Cars NORTH GRAFTON, Mass. (May 25, 2016) – A veterinarian sees a canine patient with severe rib and head injuries whose cause of injury is unknown. Without having witnessed the incident, how can the ...

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