- In 2016,Tufts University School of Medicine received a $15 million grant from the Jaharis Family Foundation, allowing for the construction of brand new labs for students and financial aid for students looking to pursue a career in family medicine.
When Yang Yu, VG16, arrived in the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southern Qinghai, China, the first thing she noticed was the dogs. Huge and black with thick ruffs of fur like lions’ manes, Tibetan mastiffs were everywhere.
The Crowdfunding at Tufts website, crowdfund.tufts.edu, showcases the wide range of these projects, including some you might not have suspected were going on at the university.
Thanks to fellowships from the BrightFocus Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts, postdoctoral scholars can contribute to research in Alzheimer’s disease and cholera at the School of Medicine.