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  • Otolaryngologist Robert Ossoff, D73, M75, standing in front of 2 gold records

    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.

  • Illustration of two people in a lab

    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.

  • Robin Cotter and Katelyn Foley celebrate after finding out they both got into their first-choice residency programs on Match Day at Tufts School of Medicine on March 15, 2019.

    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

  • Illustration of a doctor and patient talking

    Dr. Andrea Gordon, associate professor of family medicine, explains why doctor-patient relationships, like jazz, require a healthy dose of improvisation.

  • boys filling water containers in Dhaka, Bangladesh

    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.

  • two dads playing blocks with their child

    A new study finds that two-father families still face discrimination, especially in states and settings that offer fewer legal and social protections.

  • Test tubes in a tray in a lab

    Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance to leverage strengths of the university and medical center to research mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance and develop new strategies for treatment and education

  • Phil Haydon on his yacht

    Phil Haydon was just fifteen years old when he suffered a severe brain injury that resulted in post-traumatic epilepsy. Today he’s the Chair of Tufts School of Medicine’s Department of Neuroscience, and in November of 2021 he plans to set sail from Boston and circumnavigate the globe on a fifty-foot yacht to raise awareness and money for epilepsy research.