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Articles tagged: Research

Join the Fight Against Lyme Disease

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

The Lyme Disease Challenge event November 1 seeks students and faculty from disparate fields to combat the disease Students, post-docs, and faculty from across Tufts University are invited to lend their expertise and fresh ideas… Read More

clear bottle with deer tick captured in it for research project

Biotech is going to the dogs – and big profits await

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Reuters Moose, a patient who is participating in a lymphoma clinical trial at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, is featured alongside his owner, in this story on the growth of biotech drug development in veterinary medicine.… Read More

6-year old English bulldog, Moose

Why is there a EEE vaccine for horses but not for humans?

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Cummings School Professor Sam Telford, an expert on infections spread by mosquitoes and ticks, explains

Actually, there is a human vaccine for eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), but it has never been approved for public use.

Feline Dental Care in New England Animal Shelters

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Final Project Research Summary 2019 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Class of 2018-2019 Jillian Morrell The purpose of this study is to understand the scope of dental care provided by animal shelters in New… Read More

Cats at Lerner Spay/Neuter Clinic

How to Stay Safe from EEE

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

The rare but potentially fatal mosquito-borne virus has been detected in Massachusetts and Connecticut A second human case of Eastern equine encephalitis virus infection this year was confirmed in Massachusetts last week, in a young… Read More