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NIH Recognizes HNRCA Research

Thursday, June, 8th, 2017 Researchers in the News

The National Institutes of Health has recognized Professor Allen Taylor and Sheldon Rowan’s recent research on glycemic index and age related macular degeneration. Previous population studies have found that a high glycemic diet is associated with AMD onset and progress. Carbohydrates with a high glycemic load, such as white bread, can be quickly digested and… Read More

Professor David Henry Feldman Elected President of the Society of the Study of Human Development

Wednesday, May, 24th, 2017 Researchers in the News

Leading the Field Professor David Henry Feldman of the Eliot Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development was elected President of the Society for the Study of Human Development (SSHD), a scientific society dedicated to research and applications for human development policies and programs. “David Henry’s election underscores his national recognition as an eminent… Read More

Switch to a low-glycemic diet: Stop age-related eye disease

Monday, May, 22nd, 2017 Researchers in the News

Highlights Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) affects the macula, causes gradual loss of central vision and does not have a possible cure. Switching from a high-glycemic diet to a low-glycemic one is beneficial to eye health in people that are heading towards developing AMD. Changes in metabolism associated with the different glycemia diets are related to… Read More

Drop-In Grant Consulting Hours

Monday, April, 10th, 2017 Events Research Administration & Development

UPDATE: Consulting Hours have been suspended for the summer, but faculty may reach out to ORD by email or contact form. Drop-In Grant Consulting Hours for all Tufts faculty Consult with us on all your grant-related questions, including: Grantsmanship Finding funding opportunities Long- and short-term funding strategies for your research Particular funding opportunities – NSF… Read More

2017 CBET CAREER Proposal Writing Webinar

Wednesday, April, 5th, 2017 Events Opportunities Research Administration & Development

The NSF Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET) will host a CAREER Proposal Webinar, Monday, April 17, 2017, 1pm-6pm EDT, to share best practices regarding the development and submission of proposals to the CAREER program. Topics will include: CAREER guidelines and eligibility Tips for proposal preparation Recommendations for integrating research, education and… Read More