Summer 2013

The Viral Thief

Bacteria and viruses are waging a constant battle, with countless twists and turns in the fight for supremacy

Evolutionarily speaking, we humans are doing pretty well. Over the last few million years, >>

Onto the Sure-Footed Path

A venturesome new program brought a talented cohort of UMass-Boston students to the medical school, expanding their personal visions of what might be

In a way, Jeff Kwende’s greatest pleasure during the time he spent on the >>

Dearly Departed

Just hired after a successful career as a funeral home director, Brian McKinney is determined to bring gross anatomy at Tufts into the 21st century

When the kid was 10 years old, the road that ran past his house >>

Community Health Activist

Elyse LaFond, ’15, secured a $30,000 grant for prenatal care services at Sharewood

Elyse LaFond, ’15, grew up in Falmouth, Maine, playing high school basketball, soccer and >>

What Changes and What Endures

Despite economic turbulence, medical and Sackler graduates should prevail

If there were a single theme in evidence at this year’s combined commencement for >>

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The Viral Thief

Bacteria and viruses are waging a constant battle, with countless twists and turns in the fight for supremacy

Onto the Sure-Footed Path

A venturesome new program brought a talented cohort of UMass-Boston students to the medical school, expanding their personal visions of what might be

Dearly Departed

Just hired after a successful career as a funeral home director, Brian McKinney is determined to bring gross anatomy at Tufts into the 21st century

Community Health Activist

Elyse LaFond, ’15, secured a $30,000 grant for prenatal care services at Sharewood

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What Changes and What Endures

Despite economic turbulence, medical and Sackler graduates should prevail

On Designer Babies

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