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  • A baby at a table
    Kimon Karageorgiou, E18, and Josh Wiesman, a professor of the practice at Tufts Gordon Institute and part-time lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, are part of a Tufts team reinventing the pacifier.
  • An overhead shot of an atrium
    Professor David Kaplan and doctoral student Annie Golding are among the Tufts researchers studying the effects of progesterone on limb regeneration in adult frogs.
  • A figure drawing of a process
    In a new paper, postdoctoral scholars Morgan Hawker and Chengchen Guo worked with professors David Kaplan and Fiorenzo Omenetto on research detailing a compression molding strategy to interface silk with transient metals.
  • A woman standing in a lab
    As part of a series on up-and-coming researchers, Assistant Professor Ayse Asatekin (pictured), postdoctoral scholar Ilin Sadeghi, EG18, and Papatya Kaner, EG18, published findings on ways to control and expand membrane selectivity in Chemistry of Materials. 
  • 3D brain tissue culture: neurons (green) from an Alzheimer’s disease patient populate a porous matrix of silk protein and collagen (blue), along with astrocytes (cell markers indicated in red). Image scale: 460 microns across.
    Neural models developed by Tufts researchers could improve understanding of neurodegenerative and other diseases, and facilitate discovery of treatments.
  • Keith Moore delivers the Dean's Lecture, 3D-printed tambourine in hand

    Alumnus Keith Moore, Vice President of Research & Development at HP Labs, visited campus and delivered a Dean's Lecture on the next wave of manufacturing: 3D printing.

  • An arm with a smart bandage on it
    Professor Sameer Sonkusale is part of a research team developing a "smart" bandage to monitor wounds and deliver drug treatment, featured in a story by Boston's WCVB Channel 5 News.
  • Looking up into a large skylight
    Engineering faculty participate in 12 funded projects through Tufts program.
  • Washing hands at a sink
    In the Journal of Infectious Diseases, Associate Professor Daniele Lantagne and postdoctoral scholar Travis Yates examine studies to determine whether household water treatment (HWT) interventions reduce the burden of disease in cholera outbreaks and the risk of disease transmission.
  • An overhead image of people sitting and watching a presentation
    Researchers from across Tufts shared their cutting-edge research with commercial potential at the Gordon Institute's Lightning Research Roundtable.

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