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Department of Clinical Sciences

Curiosity Saved the Cats

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

The untold story of how a small team of researchers saved the lives of millions of felines—and helped identify the cause of AIDS.

Learning by Doing

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

New animal simulation laboratory will help students learn basic surgery and other clinical skills Hannah Donnelly, V17, was “super anxious” about a dog spay she was scheduled to do. All third-year students at Cummings School… Read More

Fighting Canine ALS

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

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… Read More

Controlling Congestive Heart Failure

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Stem cell studies of the heart-valve disease in dogs could benefit humans, too Patricia Galipeau was stunned to learn her dog, Mickey, was in congestive heart failure after his vet referred him to the Foster… Read More

Catch up on the buzz surrounding VFD regulations

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

A new Food and Drug Administration regulation requiring animals under the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) to be prescribed VFD antibiotics from a veterinarian means vets will need to become more proficient in treating bees, which are protected by the directive. Emi Knafo is quoted.

Spotting Cancer

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Sharper imaging would promote earlier diagnosis of malignancies

Contrast agent liver image

Cardiac Repair Kits

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

People could benefit from stem cell studies of heart-valve disease in dogs

Mickey