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  • Two hands washing in a sink
    A group of Tufts researchers studied the efficacy of disinfectants in preventing transmission of Ebola Virus Disease.
  • A smoggy city
    In The Conversation, Professor Doug Brugge discusses the importance of regulating air pollution along with Kevin James Lane, an assistant professor at Boston University.
  • A man in a lab
    Research from Assistant Professor Xiaocheng Jiang's lab was featured in the Emerging Investigators issue of the Journal of Materials Chemistry B.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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