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Tufts Names Jianmin Qu as Next Engineering Dean


Jianmin Qu, a skilled academic leader whose research in theoretical and applied mechanics has led to safer airplanes and other advances, was named dean of the School of Engineering at Tufts University, effective August 1. Qu is currently Walter P....
12-May-2015 7:05 PM EDT

Study Shows Where Damaged DNA Goes for Repair

Research sheds new light on how DNA repair occurs in the cell. Expanded repeats of the CAG/CTG trinucleotide in yeast shift to the periphery of the cell nucleus for repair. This shift is important for preventing repeat instability and genetic...
1-May-2015 7:30 PM EDT

Tufts' Foster Hospital for Small Animals Renovation Begins

The commitment of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University donors has made the new vision for the 30-year-old Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals a reality. Construction to expand and revitalize the building begins...
29-Apr-2015 6:05 AM EDT

Tufts PD Goes Green with Electric Motorcycle

The Tufts University Police Department has added an electric motorcycle to its fleet of vehicles, demonstrating that being green and business-savvy go hand-in-hand.
23-Apr-2015 6:05 AM EDT

Winners Announced for Tufts University $100K New Ventures Competition

A remedy for Boston's parking woes and a therapy for a treatment-resistant cancer were among the winners of the 11th New Ventures business competition organized by the Entrepreneurial Leadership Program of Tufts Gordon Institute. Finalists vied for...
13-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Choice of Protein- and Carbohydrate-Rich Foods May Have Big Effects on Long-Term Weight Gain

Small changes to the types of protein- and carbohydrate-rich foods that we eat may have a large impact on preventing long-term weight gain. The study also suggests that changes in refined carbohydrates can enhance – or offset – the weight-gain...
9-Apr-2015 12:30 PM EDT

Increase in Inflammation Linked to High Traffic Pollution for People on Insulin

A two-year epidemiological study found that people on insulin living next to roads with heavy traffic had markedly increased concentration of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation, compared to those living in lower traffic areas. Individuals...
8-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Tufts University School of Medicine and Maine Medical Center Celebrate Third Class of “Maine Track MD” Students


This year’s Match Day at Tufts celebrated the third cohort of students in the “Maine Track MD” program. A partnership between Tufts University School of Medicine and Maine Medical Center, the Maine Track MD program trains students interested...
20-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

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Ebola is a Nutrition Crisis Too, Tufts University Expert says

9-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Take Care of Your Gums During Pregnancy

1-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Children Exposed to Second-Hand Smoke at Higher Risk of Tooth Decay

6-Feb-2014 3:00 PM EST

The Farm Bill and Food Assistance; Tufts University Expert Available to Comment

15-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

Seven Ways Parents Can Manage Holiday Stress, from Tufts Child Development Expert

Tufts University child development expert George Scarlett recommends ways that parents can help their children and themselves navigate the holidays more successfully.
10-Dec-2013 11:00 AM EST

Expert on Youth Risk Reduction Available to Talk About Family Meals

27-Aug-2013 1:40 PM EDT

Simple Precautions Can Help Ward Off EEE, West Nile

Every year reported cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and the West Nile virus surface in communities around the country, raising concerns and questions about mosquito borne-illnesses. Despite reports that children and the elderly are at...
31-Jul-2013 10:30 AM EDT

Tufts University Food Economist Available to Comment on Elimination of SNAP from U.S. House Farm Bill

11-Jul-2013 8:00 PM EDT

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