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Richard Lerner invited to serve on NSF Advisory Panel

Wednesday, March, 22nd, 2017 Appointments

Dr. Richard M. Lerner, Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science and Director of the  Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development has been invited  to join the NSF Developmental Sciences (DS) Advisory Panel. The NSF Developmental Sciences panel serves in part as a grant review panel for funding applications in the developmental sciences field. As Read More

Tufts Physician-Researcher Named to Endowed Professorship

Monday, March, 6th, 2017 Appointments

Iris Jaffe, associate professor of medicine and executive director of the Molecular Cardiology Research Institute (MCRI), has been appointed the Elisa Kent Mendelsohn Professor of Molecular Cardiology. Jaffe received an M.D. and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. After completing clinical training in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, she received a vascular biology Read More

David Walt elected to National Academy of Medicine

Wednesday, November, 16th, 2016 Appointments Researchers in the News

The National Academy of Medicine announced the election of 70 regular members and 9 international members during its annual meeting.  Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. David Walt, Ph.D. — University Professor Read More

Announcing Dr. Simin Meydani as Vice Provost for Research

Friday, August, 19th, 2016 Appointments OVPR

It is my great pleasure to announce that Simin Nikbin Meydani, DVM, PhD, will serve as Tufts University’s Vice Provost for Research (VPR). Simin will begin her new responsibilities on a part-time basis on August 15, and assume the office fully on October 1. During this transition period, Simin will continue to serve as Director Read More