Pathology PhD Track

Graduate training in comparative pathology and translational medicine leading to a PhD is available to post-BS or post-DVM students. The founding philosophy of One Health in the training of health professionals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University drives our commitment to a maintain a strong comparative pathology and translational research and training program. Because of the geographical proximity to leading bio-pharmaceutical companies and other universities in Cambridge and Boston, Cummings School leverages the immense intellectual and laboratory resources available to us in our graduate program. The school also emphasizes training in general pathology, molecular pathology, biochemistry, bio-statistics, informational pathology, computer technology and special pathology techniques approved through didactic curriculum courses, seminars, workshops and research activities within Cummings School.