School of Medicine News
Tufts Physician Assistant students are getting a new worldview, thanks to a clinical rotation in South Africa at the University of Witwatersrand.
Alvar Gustafson, who died October 13 at age seventy-two, put students first. During his more than forty years at Tufts University, he taught medical, dental, and veterinary students, earning a reputation as an inspiring professor at each school. He was the founding faculty director of the medical school’s Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MBS), created to strengthen the credentials of students applying to medical, dental, or other health-sciences programs.
Why has the rate of teenage depression and anxiety doubled in a generation? A School of Medicine psychiatry professor says the answer is in our pockets.
For over three decades, the biggest country stars—Johnny Cash, Larry Gatlin, Wynonna Judd, and Mandy Moore—have trusted one team with their most previous instruments: otolaryngologist Robert Ossoff, D73, M75, and the Vanderbilt Voice Center.
To be truly groundbreaking, a biomedical discovery needs to make a difference in the real world. That’s the premise driving translational science, a field that bridges gaps between research and clinical implementation. By fostering collaborations, Tufts CTSI is bringing scientific discoveries to the clinic and beyond.
Dr. Andrea Gordon, associate professor of family medicine, explains why doctor-patient relationships, like jazz, require a healthy dose of improvisation.
On March 15th, Tufts fourth-year medical students gathered with friends, family and faculty on the 4th floor of the Medical Education Building to celebrate Match Day and learn where their residency program matches will take them—professionally and geographically—after graduation.
Neuroscientist Klaus Miczek is working on stopping the brain system that creates a craving for alcohol and drugs in times of stress
Tufts researchers are developing a treatment to prevent the spread of cholera using bacteriophages—viruses that kill the cholera bacteria. Cholera is prevalent in regions with inadequate access to clean water and sanitation, striking almost 3 million people each year worldwide, and kills 95,000.