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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.

Live From Morocco

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

How veterinary students are learning to treat donkeys, mules and horses a world away.

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.