Summer 2017

Fighting Treacherous Bacteria

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

When patients visit a doctor’s office or a hospital, they’re usually seeking relief for >>

Hot Spot Hunting

To target hepatitis C prevention efforts, researchers had to find areas where transmission risk was the highest.

The opioid crisis shows few signs of slowing, with unintentional overdose deaths quintupling between >>

A New Hope

This just-discovered pathway in the brain may hold promise for improving schizophrenia treatment.

Life can be a constant struggle for patients with schizophrenia. The mental disorder can >>

Top Stories

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.

Editor's Picks

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.