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How Could COVID-19 Have Been Prevented?

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Assistant professor Felicia Nutter explains why we need to understand interactions among humans, animals, and their ecosystems to avoid future pandemics.

Felicia Nutter sitting with hands crossed on a table

Jumbo Mission

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

A new group at the university is working to save wild elephants.

Asian Elephants in Ireland

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

As an IVM student with an interest in Conservation Medicine, Brittany Grenus V18, wanted to put her skills to use helping one of her favorite animals: elephants. That’s how she wound up in Dublin. Source:… Read More

Pandemic U

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

The importance of training a global workforce to thwart infectious diseases

Pandemic response team

The Fault in Our Sea Stars

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Imaging technology could help thwart a disease that endangers the ocean’s ecosystem

Starfish diagnostic imaging

Lessons on Thwarting Pandemics

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Tufts faculty help train a global workforce to halt infectious diseases like Ebola and Zika virus The Ebola pandemic presents a pretty good argument that preparing for outbreaks of infectious disease is more effective and… Read More

Pandemic response team

Fighting a Sea Star Die-Off

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Imaging technology could help combat a disease that endangers millions of the ocean’s creatures Ocean-dwelling starfish, known more correctly as sea stars, are succumbing in droves to a recently discovered syndrome called sea star wasting… Read More

Gorilla Medicine

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

These great apes share 98.5 percent of their genes with us—which makes them susceptible to our diseases. Learn how wildlife veterinarians are protecting these endangered animals in Africa.