Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University has many opportunities for pets to participate in clinical studies. We recognize how important it is for pets to have access to the most advanced treatments possible. Whether it’s a study exploring a simple screening method to detect early cardiomyopathy in cats or to determine the most appropriate dosing of Plavix in dogs, our veterinary specialists are committed exploring new medical treatments that can help companion pets live longer, healthier and quality lives. Please review our website complete with ongoing clinical studies.
When Massachusetts native Ann Alartosky was in veterinary technician school, the only place she wanted to work was Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts. This month we shine the spotlight on Ann who, after15 years at Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary School of Medicine, continues to enjoy rewards and challenges every day as a valuable member of the anesthesia team.
Cardiomyopathy is a common ailment of the Boxer breed which includes serious irregular heartbeats and reduced strength of the heart’s contractions. A form of the disease bears a striking resemblance to arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy… Read More
Use of allogeneic canine umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and concurrent protein losing enteropathy in dogs: effect on clinical scoring and serum protein levels
Unfortunately, accidents happen and for even the most careful and dedicated pet owners, sometimes there’s nothing you can do to prevent them. Knowing who to call in the event of an emergency will ensure your pet receives the best possible care. What’s also important to know is that there are some steps you can take to prevent certain accidents or injuries that often require emergency treatment.
CLINICAL TRIAL: Comparative Pharmacokinetics of Gentamicin in Young and Aged Horses Antibiotic Use in the Aged Horse: Do We Need to Adjust Our Treatment? It is well documented as humans age (starting at 65 most… Read More
Many of you may be familiar with clinical trials used in treating human disease. In a similar way, veterinary clinical studies are being conducted to assess promising new treatments, drugs or procedures in animals. As… Read More
Tufts veterinary specialists not only treat some of the region’s most challenging medical issues, but also work hard to push the boundaries of medical discovery pursuing new medicines, innovative surgical techniques and treatment methods to… Read More