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Department of Clinical Sciences

Hank Investigates: Tetanus in Dogs

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Dr. Ian DeStefano spoke with 7 News Boston about tetanus in dogs and a case that was successfully treated at Foster Hospital.

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Spider Monkey Mission

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Cummings School alumni and faculty members team up to help a monkey victim of the illegal pet trade

The young spider monkey was no more than a year old when her mother was killed. Poachers in Belize had shot her so they could sell the young monkey as a pet. The shotgun blast knocked the small monkey clear of the tree where she was being cradled by her mother—shattering her right arm, dislocating her tail, and peppering her body with shot pellets.

Getting a Handle on Canine Epilepsy

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Veterinary neurologist Ane Uriarte is working to develop an app to help improve diagnostics and care for dogs with epilepsy.

Benefits of Reading to Spot

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

In a study, reading aloud to dogs improved children’s attitudes toward school books.

Promising Experimental Drug Treating Dogs With Cancer

Friday, January 12th, 2018

WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) A clinical drug trial for lymphoma in dogs, currently enrolling at Cummings School, has shown promising results in the treatment of the disease. Drs. Cheryl London and Abbey Sadowski were interviewed for… Read More

The Campus Buzz

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

A new selective in honeybee medicine is preparing veterinarians to work with beekeepers.

Tufts Researchers Find First Genomic Biomarkers in Extracellular Vesicles

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The article discusses a study by Vicky Yang, Andy Hoffman and others from Cummings School’s Department of Clinical Sciences that found important biomarkers in extracellular vesicles in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) and congestive heart failure.