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Can We Eradicate Goat Plague?

A Cummings School researcher is looking to wipe out a viral illness that threatens endangered species—and the livelihoods of families in the developing world.

A Rescue Mission

For years, international organizations have turned to Jim and Jenny Desmond to care for primates in crisis and to track dangerous diseases. Now, they’re taking on their toughest challenge yet.

Collaborating For A Cure

Veterinary and human cardiologists at Tufts make the case for studying a heart condition together to accelerate the pace of new treatments.

Jumbo Mission

A new group at the university is working to save wild elephants.

Going to the Dogs (And Cats)

When it comes to nutrition, we have a lot in common with our pets. Diet also plays a role in our shared ailments, such as heart disease. Researchers across the university are looking at what nutrition research could learn from companion animals.

A Leg Up for Horse Health

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

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.

Radiation to the Rescue

Radiation oncology came to the rescue of a rescue black Lab with anal sac adenocarcinoma, which is similar to rectal cancer in people.