As an outbreak continues to claim lives in India, a Tufts expert explains the rare and deadly viral disease’s origins and why the world needs to pay attention A recent outbreak in India of Nipah… Read More
With the 100th anniversary of the “Spanish flu” approaching, Jonathan Runstadler writes a piece for the Conversation US looking at the origin of influenza in animals and how understanding the ecology and history of the disease in animals could provide valuable information to aid in preventing future risks to humans.
A lifelong passion for marine life and the encouragement of mentors led Dr. Julie Ellis to Cummings School, where she heads the Seabird Ecological Assessment Network and Northeast Wildlife Disease Cooperative.
When he is not teaching students, Dr. Chris Whittier engages in efforts globally to protect gorillas and other apes from disease. Recently, he has also started looking at the health risks facing urban wildlife.
Katherine Grassle, MCM’16, Discusses Butterfly Project NYC Externship When I went to the Conservation Medicine Program Director to tell him I was really interested in conducting my own research on the importance of urban… Read More