Research in Action! News and Stories From Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
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.
Cummings in the News
- Feinstein Institute Study Finds Medication Commonly Used During Labor Associated with Postpartum Depression Ben Nephew was part of a collaborative study that discovered a link between postpartum depression or anxiety in new mothers and the use of synthetic oxytocin during and after labor.
- Warming Climate May Limit Lyme Disease’s Spread in Parts of the U.S. Sam Telford discusses how a warmer climate could help limit the spread of Lyme disease.
- Researchers Seek Genetic Keys to Canine Behavior Two companies are working on what they call the world’s largest canine behavioral genetics study.
- Rewriting the Code of Life New Yorker Sam Telford discusses his tick research. Read full story here: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/01/02/rewriting-the-code-of-life
- Do Your Dogs Love Watching Television? Here’s What Science Has to Say Nicholas Dodman explains why dogs enjoy watching television.