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This Tufts veterinary student spent the summer playing music for very good dogs to see if it helped with short-term stress

Boston Globe Second-year veterinary student, Sidney Beecy, discusses her research project that looks at the effect of music on short-term stress in dogs. Also quoted is Seana-Dowling Guyer, who is working with Sidney on this project, alongside Dr. Emily McCobb and Tufts University psychology professor, Ani Patel. Read full article here: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/09/27/this-tufts-veterinary-student-spent-summer-playing-music-for-very-good-dogs-see-helped-with-short-term-stress/YEgwEURoy9vhILydLWjBEN/story.html

Why is there a EEE vaccine for horses but not for humans?

Cummings School Professor Sam Telford, an expert on infections spread by mosquitoes and ticks, explains
Actually, there is a human vaccine for eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), but it has never been approved for public use.

A World Without Rinderpest

Cummings School’s Jeffrey Mariner, who played a key role in eradicating the devastating cattle plague from the wild, weighs in on an effort to destroy laboratory samples of the virus

Giraffes Under Parasitic Attack?

Researchers study a skin disease spreading in wild giraffes to understand its cause and the potential threat to these endangered animals

It May Be Possible to Predict How TB Will Affect Each Patient

If a Cummings School scientist can unlock why tuberculosis affects individuals so differently, she can point the way to more personalized treatments Tuberculosis is the Jekyll and Hyde of infectious disease. It infects a quarter of the world’s people, according to the World Health Organization, but at least 90 percent of them never develop clinical Read More

Battling Ebola in Congo

A Cummings School expert in global health shares what’s working in the latest outbreak—and what needs to change

A Chicken and Egg Problem

Urban dwellers looking to raise backyard chickens must take precautions to prevent lead exposure.

Tufts University, Tufts Medical Center launch center for study of antimicrobial resistance

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 Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center unite decades of experience and expertise in infectious disease research and clinical care with the Tufts Center for Integrated Read More