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Disease Prevention

Tufts is an international center for disease treatment, prevention, research and fellowship training for good reason: it encompasses medical, public health, dental, nutrition, veterinary, engineering and life sciences research and teaching. As a health science powerhouse, Tufts is bringing fresh solutions to the world’s most daunting diseases and health threats.

  • 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.
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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.
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School of Medicine advisor Eric Aguiar, M.D., is among those who have recently endowed travel funds to support students participating the school’s Global Health programs.
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In creating the Emily M. Brand and Michael M. Brand, M.D., M62 Cancer Research Fund at the School of Medicine, Dr. Brand hopes to contribute to a lasting cure for the disease that took his wife’s life.