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Racing to save humans through animal research

Monday, March 15th, 2021

Professor Jonathan Runstadler comments on his lab’s work studying SARS-CoV-2 and the potential for transmission between humans and animals in a @avmajournals story about the contributions from veterinary researchers around the virus.

clinical veterinarian staff performing a mouth swab on a ferret

What just swooped toward the bird feeder?

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Clinical associate professor Maureen Murray, V03, spoke with The Boston Globe about the most common injuries Tufts Wildlife Clinic treats in Cooper’s hawks.

Cooper’s Hawk (accipiter cooperii) perched while hunting

Researchers study dogs for clues about cancer treatment side effects

Monday, February 15th, 2021

WCVB Boston Research assistant professor Vicky Yang talks to WCVB Boston about work with Tufts Medical Center to study cancer treatment side effects in dogs and people. Read full article here: https://www.wcvb.com/article/tufts-researchers-study-dogs-for-clues-about-cancer-treatment-side-effects/35448773

Golden Retriever

Pets are helping us cope during the pandemic—but that may be stressing them out

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021

National Geographic National Geographic quotes clinical associate professor Emily McCobb and assistant professor Megan Mueller on the relationship between people and pets during the pandemic. Read full story here: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2021/02/pets-are-helping-us-cope-during-the-pandemic/

Girl playing with her dog on the playground stock photo