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Face Masks Pose a Health Risk to Animals
Veterinarians warn pet owners to keep dogs away from masks—and urge all to properly dispose of used face coverings
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As a veterinary technician working in nuclear medicine and CT, Josh Peters has the unique capability to help reveal health issues in animals of all ...
December 1st 2020
Faculty and staff help support student financial aid and local nonprofits strained by the pandemic through the Tufts Community Appeal
November 30th 2020
Boston 25 News reports on risks related to pets ingesting face masks, following an emergency surgery at Foster Hospital performed by resident and ...
November 25th 2020
When COVID-19 derailed their summer plans, these Tufts students were awarded grant funding from Tisch College for projects to help their communities ...
November 23rd 2020
Alicia Pensarosa, VG18, puts her M.S. in animals and public policy to work at Ocean Alliance as a whale researcher and educator.
October 16th 2020
Donna Bloniasz was a veterinary technician at the small-animal hospital when its doors opened 35 years ago—and remains a valuable part of the team ...
October 10th 2020
After the attacks of 9/11, Michelle Emmott decided to pursue her true passion. She’s now a veterinary technician in the Foster Hospital ER, nursing ...
October 10th 2020
As the general surgery service technician at the Hospital for Large Animals, Katie Calicchio has no shortage of compassion for the patients—or ...
October 10th 2020
Bridget Hatch planned on being a professional rider, but when a vet tech job opened at the large-animal hospital, she couldn't pass up the ...
October 10th 2020
Postdoctoral scholar Kaitlin Sawatzki comments in The New York Times on findings from a household with ferrets that participated in the CoVERS ...
September 29th 2020
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Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Clinical assistant professor Stephanie Borns-Weil talks with WBUR's "All Things Considered" about how the pandemic has impacted pet behavior.
November 18th 2020
Cummings School researchers contribute to preclinical study that’s among first to report vaccine protection against severe COVID-19-related ...
September 4th 2020
To help veterinary students learn to use a microscope—while still following social-distancing guidelines—Cummings School invested in ...
August 24th 2020
Professor Jonathan Runstadler discusses his lab’s work to investigate genetic mutations and other factors that enable the SARS-CoV-2 virus to jump ...
May 15th 2020
Tufts researchers to study how sex and gender affect individuals’ risk of worse outcomes from COVID-19
June 15th 2020
Professor Charles Shoemaker is helping investigate if alpaca antibodies can produce better diagnostic agents and antiviral therapeutics for COVID-19.
May 15th 2020
Indonesia represents one of the most challenging fronts in the war against COVID-19. Meet the adjunct professor leading the fight against the novel ...
April 8th 2020
Researchers developing therapies and vaccines look to find the best paths forward with the help of a Cummings School veterinary pathologist
May 20th 2020
Research assistant professor Marieke Rosenbaum says COVID-19 can teach us how to encourage other behavioral changes for health—and plans to test ...
May 15th 2020
Assistant professor Felicia Nutter explains why we need to understand interactions among humans, animals, and their ecosystems to avoid future ...
May 15th 2020
Scientists collaborate to understand the coronavirus, from how it is transmitted to the disparity of its harm Source: ...
June 18th 2020
Research assistant professor Chris Whittier says the pandemic raises many questions around the relationships among human, animal, and environmental ...
May 15th 2020
Professor Sam Telford says the U.S. was caught unprepared to fight COVID-19—and asks how we will learn from this experience and invest differently ...
May 15th 2020
Distinguished professor Saul Tzipori explains how much we still have to learn about SARS-Co-2 infections and immunity.
May 15th 2020
Associate professor Abhineet Sheoran explains why widespread antibody testing is so critical to moving forward in a COVID-19 world.
May 15th 2020
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Cummings School veterinarians and students tap 3D printing to better prepare for operations and practice clinical skills
November 19th 2019
Two Cummings School alums are spending the year in government fellowships focused on One Health. In the age of COVID-19, here's why that's so ...
March 9th 2020
Pets can provide company and comfort in the face of social isolation and high anxiety
March 30th 2020
Dog owners band together to crowdfund a clinical trial of a drug that could help pets and people survive pulmonary fibrosis
February 18th 2020
A Cummings School and Fletcher School alum works to get U.S. aid where it’s needed to fight COVID-19, locusts, and other emergencies across the ...
May 20th 2020
Veterinary behaviorist Stephanie Borns-Weil discusses why the new stay-at-home normal is hard on cats and dogs—and shares tips for fostering ...
April 23rd 2020
Lisa Freeman, J86, V91, N96, head of the veterinary nutrition service at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, fills us in I hear from ...
October 3rd 2018
Some current clients of the Foster Hospital for Small Animals can opt for virtual appointments, which benefit patients, veterinarians, and even ...
July 16th 2020
If a Cummings School scientist can unlock why tuberculosis affects individuals so differently, she can point the way to more personalized treatments
June 24th 2019
Training local veterinarians to use ultrasound to screen cats for heart disease could lead to earlier detection, veterinary cardiologists at Cummings ...
October 17th 2019