Spring 2018

Helping Women in Recovery

Creating better animal models may help pregnant women—and support children exposed to opioids in utero.

The number of babies born exposed to opiates in the United States increased fivefold >>

Catching Every Cancer Cell

A veterinary surgeon tests an experimental imaging technology with help from Tufts at Tech.

In October 2017, Lisa Correa was shocked when a wellness exam at Tufts at >>

Combating Dogfighting

New research reveals distinct wound patterns from the criminal enterprise—and may provide a new tool for law enforcement.

Given the illegal nature of organized dogfighting—a felony in all fifty states—you might think >>

Advancing Breakthroughs for All Species

From eradicating rinderpest to informing environmental policy, Cummings School is making our world a better place.

For millennia, a highly contagious disease called rinderpest savaged the globe. It was almost >>

Saving Lives by Fighting Infectious Diseases

Cummings School researchers today fight some of the world’s most serious health threats.

When distinguished professor Saul Tzipori was recruited in 1991 to teach microbiology, there was >>

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A Revolution in Grafton

Over 40 years, Cummings School has built itself into an international leader in veterinary education, expert clinical care, and interdisciplinary research.

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A Mastiff Issue in China

A conservation medicine alum addresses the problem of free-ranging dogs on the Tibetan plateau.

On the Road with the Goat Doc

After she had trouble finding care for her own dairy goats, Cara Sammons-Shepard, V16, decided to become a traveling veterinarian herself.

Birth of the Veterinary School

Over 40 years, Cummings School has become an international leader in veterinary medicine. And all it took was buying nearly 600 acres for a dollar, palpating police horses, and performing the occasional surgery by penlight.