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Link found between humans, dogs with bone cancer

July 19, 2019
JULY 19, 2019: Truman the dog, an osteosarcoma clinical trial patient at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University (Photo provided by owner)

A link found between dogs and humans with bone cancer could lead to better treatment for both children and man’s best friend, according to a new study published by Tufts University and the Translational Genomics Research Institute in Arizona.

Study reveals genetic similarities of osteosarcoma between dogs and children

July 19, 2019
Dog sitting in yard

Tufts University and TGen novel findings for this deadly bone cancer could lead to better treatments for people and pets BOSTON, Mass., and PHOENIX, Ariz., (July 19, 2019)—A bone cancer known as osteosarcoma is genetically similar… Read More

New medicine could be a game-changer for people, pets with diabetes

May 29, 2019

Boston 25 News Dr. Orla Mahony spoke with Boston 25 News (Fox affiliated channel) about a new potentially game-changing clinical trial for diabetic dogs that provides an ultra-long lasting insulin shot. Watch the clip here:

Veterinary students graduate from Tufts

May 19, 2019 Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine held its 37th commencement ceremony Sunday. Read full story here:

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University hosts 37th Commencement

May 13, 2019

NORTH GRAFTON, Mass. (May 13, 2019)–Equipped to excel at career paths ranging from veterinary medicine to conservation medicine, the study of infectious disease, and advancement of animal policy and animal welfare issues, 147 students will be… Read More