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Preventing future pandemics starts with recognizing links between human and animal health

November 3, 2021
Creagh's Horseshoe Bat

Dean emerita and professor Deborah Kochevar co-authors an article for the Conversation on preventing future pandemics through a One Health approach.

Tufts Cummings School doctor’s revolutionary surgery saves dog with oversized tongue

September 10, 2021
Raymond Kudej sketching out on a white board

Professor Raymond Kudej spoke with WCVB Boston about a unique surgery he performed on a dog with an abnormally large tongue.

Tufts veterinary school awarded $2M to help prevent diseases in humans

August 31, 2021
Front Cummings School brick sign on the Grafton Campus

Worcester Business Journal highlights a Mass Life Sciences Center award to the School that helped launch the Comparative Pathology and Genomics Shared Resource.

Why It Took So Long to Develop a New Vaccine for Lyme Disease

August 19, 2021
Tick removal kit to identify and remove ticks and to avoid getting lyme disease.

Professor Sam Telford is quoted in a story in The New Yorker on why it has taken so long for a new Lyme Disease vaccine since the original came out in the 90s.

STOP Spillover

August 16, 2021
zoonotic transfer colorful word with stethoscope on wooden background

Professor Deborah Kochevar, lead on the STOP Spillover project, spoke with BYU Radio’s Top of Mind with Julie Rose about working to prevent the next pandemic