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  • The Hirsh Health Sciences Library isn’t just books and journals—librarians did a deep dive into the collection to fill us in on some of their most unusual items and best-kept secrets.

  • Imagine that HIV is a sealed tin can: if you opened it, what would you find inside? An international team led by researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine, the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre, and the University of Melbourne think they know.

  • A graduate student presenting her research poster

    The Tufts Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance (CIMAR) held its first symposium in Boston on March 18th. The event brought together over 175 clinicians and researchers from academia, medicine, and industry, all interested in fighting drug-resistant diseases via a “One Health” approach.

  • Physician Fatima Cody Stanford

    Physician Fatima Cody Stanford tells a Tufts audience how bias about obesity and overweight is damaging patients

  • A generous gift by Ghahreman Khodadad will fund research at Tufts on the neurological underpinnings of extreme self-centeredness.

  • Teenage girl sitting on a fence while vaping

    The director of the Tufts Medical Center Outpatient Pulmonary Clinic explains why the vaping epidemic, especially among teenagers, needs to be addressed.

  • Tufts PA student Elizabeth Huebner at the entrance to Kopanong Hospital

    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.

  • Sad ghost

    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.