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Clinical Pathology Service

Wednesday, January, 20th, 2016 Research

The clinical pathology laboratory is fully equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and is dedicated to performing quality laboratory testing. The laboratory routinely performs hematology, clinical chemistry, urine, cytology, and fecal tests. All assays are performed by certified medical technologists, who have each completed a training program in human diagnostics, followed by many years of veterinary clinical Read More

Transgenerational Epigenetics

Wednesday, October, 28th, 2015 Research

Department of Biomedical Sciences Home > Research Department of Biomedical Sciences About Courses Faculty Research Contact Featured Stories Study Finds Parental Stress Triggers Depression Related Immune Changes Across GenerationsA recent study by Benjamin C. Nephew, PhD, documents transgenerational effects of social stress on the immune systems and suggests that immune-based interventions may be effective at Read More

Postpartum Stress and the Microbiome

Wednesday, October, 28th, 2015 Research

Department of Biomedical Sciences Home > Research Department of Biomedical Sciences About Courses Faculty Research Contact Featured Stories Study Finds Parental Stress Triggers Depression Related Immune Changes Across GenerationsA recent study by Benjamin C. Nephew, PhD, documents transgenerational effects of social stress on the immune systems and suggests that immune-based interventions may be effective at Read More

Analysis of Bacterial Microbiomes Using 16S Amplicon Sequencing

Friday, September, 25th, 2015 Research

Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health Home > Research Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health About Concentrations & Special Programs MS in Infectious Disease and Global Health Conservation Medicine in IDGH Public Health DVM/Master of Public Health Program Wildlife Medicine Concentration Faculty Research Anti-infective VNAs Bacterial toxin-mediated diseases Cryptosporidiosis Human microbiome Infectious Diseases Read More

A Leg Up for Horse Health

Wednesday, September, 23rd, 2015 Cummings in Action Healing Animals Research

Cummings School faculty Carl Kirker-Head and Nick Frank collaborated with Chris Rogers, a professor of mechanical engineering on Tufts’ Medford campus, and his undergraduate engineering students to train their entrepreneurial skills on multimillion-dollar equine legwear industry.

Cancer Genetics

Wednesday, September, 23rd, 2015 Cummings in Action Healing Animals Helping Humans Research

Two malignancies common in golden retrievers share similar DNA markers. A study mapping genes associated with two cancers common in golden retrievers could lead to better prevention and treatment of the disease in dogs as well as similar cancers in people.