Winter 2018

To Fear or Not to Fear

Tufts researchers find an underlying neurological mechanism for mediating fear response.

A child may reach for a honeybee buzzing around a bright flower—but a child >>

A Better Way to Measure Drug Interaction

Research shows a method that’s more efficient and less expensive than traditional testing.

Cancer, tuberculosis, and HIV are among the many serious diseases that are frequently treated >>

A Cancer Clue?

Studies show positive associations between periodontal disease and risk of some tumors.

File this under important reasons for flossing and scheduling regular cleanings: After reviewing 46 >>

Know Your Knees

Certain athletes should take extra care to avoid osteoarthritis in their largest joints.

Do you play soccer, or regularly push your limits while weight lifting or long-distance >>

Top Stories

125 Years and Counting

Celebrating just some of the discoveries, pioneers, and innovations at the heart of our school.

Leading the Charge

How Dr. H. Jack Geiger and Tufts created the country’s first community health centers—and launched a movement.

Making Transplants a Reality

Robert S. Schwartz figured out how to prevent organ rejection.

Editor's Picks

To Fear or Not to Fear

Tufts researchers find an underlying neurological mechanism for mediating fear response.

Maine Attraction

One of the first Maine Track graduates shares why she’s committed to rural care.

An Eye to the Future

New Sackler School dean Daniel Jay strives to train graduates for a range of biomedical careers.

Teaching the Great Diseases

A Bingham Trust grant will boost the Tufts-designed STEM curriculum.