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Dec 20, 2013, 03:00 ET President Mikheil Saakashvili of the Republic of Georgia to Join Tufts' Fletcher School as Senior Statesman

The Honorable Mikheil Saakashvili, former president of the Republic of Georgia (2004 – 2013) and founder of Georgia's United National Movement Party, ...


Dec 10, 2013, 12:55 ET Seven Ways Parents Can Manage Holiday Stress, From Tufts Child Development Expert

With children home from school, days getting colder and shorter, and pressure around traveling, shopping, and gift-giving, many parents will think...


Dec 04, 2013, 01:00 ET Mohamed ElBaradei to Join Tufts' Fletcher School as Nobel-Laureate-in-Residence

Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei, director general emeritus of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and co-recipient of the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize with ...


Jun 17, 2013, 10:15 ET Ambassador Alan Solomont To Be Next Dean Of Tufts' Tisch College

Alan D. Solomont, U.S. ambassador to Spain and Andorra, social activist and entrepreneur, will become the Pierre and Pamela Omidyar Dean of Tufts...


May 06, 2013, 10:20 ET Top NATO Commander Admiral James Stavridis Named Dean of Tufts' Fletcher School

James Stavridis, the Navy admiral who is NATO's top military commander and oversees all American forces under the U.S. European Command, has been...


Sep 26, 2012, 12:31 ET Tufts University Offers Master's In Nutrition For Distance Learners

he Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University today announced a Master of Nutrition in Science and Policy (MNSP) degree...


Feb 24, 2012, 02:45 ET Novel Bioactive Peptides Promote Wound Healing In Vivo

Researchers have combined bioactive peptides to successfully stimulate wound healing. The in vitro and in vivo study, published today in PLoS ONE,...


Dec 22, 2011, 02:50 ET Silk Microneedles Deliver Controlled-Release Drugs Painlessly

Bioengineers at Tufts University School of Engineering have developed a new silk-based microneedle system able to deliver precise amounts of drugs...


Nov 30, 2011, 05:30 ET Leading Out-of-School-Time Organizations Unite to Combat Childhood Obesity Epidemic

ChildObesity180, an alliance of multi-sector national leaders committed to reversing the trend of childhood obesity, announced today a unique...


Nov 04, 2011, 01:30 ET Fighting Breast Cancer Early, One Cell At A Time

A team of scientists at Tufts University will develop ultra-sensitive techniques at the single-molecule and single-cell levels designed to detect...


Sep 23, 2011, 03:05 ET Cellular Origin of a Rare Form of Breast Cancer Identified

Identifying the cellular origins of breast cancer might lead to earlier diagnosis and more efficient management of the disease. New research led by...


Aug 12, 2011, 11:18 ET Tufts Computer Engineer Wins Award to Explore Memory Management

Efforts to improve how computer programs manage memory without sacrificing security have earned Sam Guyer, an assistant professor of computer science ...


Jul 01, 2011, 12:44 ET Tufts Completes Record-Setting $1.2 Billion Campaign

Tufts University has completed its $1.2 billion Beyond Boundaries campaign, the largest fundraising effort in the university's 159-year history,...


May 13, 2011, 11:47 ET Sharing Musical Instruments Means Sharing Germs

Germs survive for several days in wind instruments including the clarinet, flute, and saxophone, according to a pilot study published in the...


Apr 29, 2011, 09:30 ET Protein Inhibitor May Bring a Topical Treatment for HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cervical cancer, the second most common cause of cancer death for women, and is a common cause of anogenital and...


Apr 15, 2011, 09:30 ET New Evidence that Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis is an Autoimmune Disease

In the first study investigating the origins of a little-known condition called chronic ulcerative stomatitis (CUS), researchers at Tufts University...


Apr 15, 2011, 09:30 ET Rising Star of Brain Found To Regulate Circadian Rhythms

The circadian system that controls normal sleep patterns is regulated by a group of glial brain cells called astrocytes, according to a study...


Apr 08, 2011, 10:00 ET Tufts Engineering Professor Wins NSF Career Award for Thermophotovoltaic Research

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Tom Vandervelde has been awarded an early-career award from the National Science...


Feb 11, 2011, 11:36 ET Left Is Mean But Right Is Meaner, Says New Study of Political Discourse

While the tragic shooting in Arizona has spotlighted the vitriol that seems to pervade political commentary, objective research examining the scope...


Feb 11, 2011, 11:05 ET Tufts Launches Institute for Biopharmaceutical Partnerships

Tufts University today announced the public launch of the Tufts Institute for Biomedical Partnerships Web site/HUB: www.tuftspharmapartners.org. The...


Jan 28, 2011, 08:30 ET Tufts Calls for Moderate Approach Teaching Personalized Genomic Testing

Genetics in Medicine, the official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics, published this month a paper by Tufts University faculty...


Jan 07, 2011, 10:16 ET The Jackson Laboratory and Tufts University Announce New Ph.D. Track in Mammalian Genetics

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX), Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts, and Tufts University School of Medicine have unveiled a new...


Dec 31, 2010, 09:30 ET Tufts Engineering Dean Linda Abriola Among Top U.S. Women in Science

Linda Abriola, dean of the School of Engineering at Tufts University, has been recognized in "American Women of Science Since 1900" (ABC-CLIO, 2010), ...


Dec 10, 2010, 09:30 ET Bioactive Peptides Found to Promote Wound Healing

Newly-created bioactive peptides promote wound healing through the growth of new blood vessels and epithelial tissue, such as skin. These...


Dec 03, 2010, 09:30 ET Tufts Names Oxford's Anthony Monaco As Next President

Anthony P. Monaco, M.D., Ph.D., pro-vice-chancellor for planning and resources at the University of Oxford and a distinguished neuroscientist who...