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Articles tagged: Infectious Disease and Global Health

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

A World Without Rinderpest

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Cummings School’s Jeffrey Mariner, who played a key role in eradicating the devastating cattle plague from the wild, weighs in on an effort to destroy laboratory samples of the virus

Battling Ebola in Congo

Monday, June 10th, 2019

A Cummings School expert in global health shares what’s working in the latest outbreak—and what needs to change

Might Mice

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Cummings School and MIT work with Massachusetts citizens to genetically fight Lyme disease.

A Rescue Mission

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

For years, international organizations have turned to Jim and Jenny Desmond to care for primates in crisis and to track dangerous diseases. Now, they’re taking on their toughest challenge yet.

Griselle Martinez MS IDGH ’16

Monday, October 17th, 2016

After graduating from college in her native Puerto Rico with a double major in biology and industrial microbiology, Griselle Martinez chose to pursue her Master of Science in Infectious Disease and Global Health (MS IDGH)… Read More