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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

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.

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.

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

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

Banking Bird Blood

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Finding a way to safely store avian blood types would save more patients

Jennifer Graham and Kristine Burgess with bird

Cancer Side Effect

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Humans could benefit from studies on chemo-related hair loss in pets

Poodles

A humane approach to controlling feral cats

Monday, March 21st, 2016

This letter to the editor about the importance of controlling the feral cat population mentions a “humane” non-violent population control solution from Tufts. New London Day (Connecticut) March 21, 2016 Read the letter at: http://www.theday.com/letters-to-the-editor/20160321/humane-approach-to-controlling-feral-cats

Feral Cat