Summer 2017

The Hunt for Hope in the Genome

Three decades ago, a team of researchers—including future Tufts President Anthony P. Monaco—combed through millions of DNA letters to find the flawed gene responsible for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Here’s how their work led to the first-ever FDA-approved drug for treating the deadly disease.

Christine McSherry’s son, Jett, was a toddler when she began to notice that >>

We Are Sharewood: An Oral History

The inside story of one of the country’s first free, student-run medical treatment centers.

Back in 1996, a group of first- and second-year tufts medical students came >>

The Visionary

Outgoing Sackler School Dean Naomi Rosenberg has left her mark on science—and the next generation.

During her last commencement address as dean of the Sackler School in May, Naomi >>

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The Hunt for Hope in the Genome

Three decades ago, a team of researchers—including future Tufts President Anthony P. Monaco—combed through millions of DNA letters to find the flawed gene responsible for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Here’s how their work led to the first-ever FDA-approved drug for treating the deadly disease.

We Are Sharewood: An Oral History

The inside story of one of the country’s first free, student-run medical treatment centers.

Fighting Treacherous Bacteria

Inside Aimee Shen’s quest to eradicate a potentially deadly infection.

Edible Arrangements

What you need to know about marijuana-dosed foods.

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The Visionary

Outgoing Sackler School Dean Naomi Rosenberg has left her mark on science—and the next generation.

My Pain, My Passion

How a Tufts alum’s illness became her life’s work. 

Classrooms of the Future

Help equip tomorrow’s doctors with the learning tools they need today. 

Gut Check

How Tufts researchers are using tissue engineering to target enteric diseases.