An Asian elephant mother and calf walk through Corbett National Park in India

Developing Diagnostics for a Deadly Elephant Disease

Elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus is the leading cause of death for Asian elephant calves and is a danger to young African elephants as well. Tufts researcher Marjorie Bercier is developing a test to help catch it sooner
a smiling individual presenting as a female with dark hair and glasses wearing a dark shirt standing in front of a fall tree and surrounded by green pasture

Full Circle

Dr. Meera Gatlin, V16, MG16 (M.P.H.), directs Cummings School’s D.V.M./M.P.H. program, which helped her find her path