Research by Jamie Maguire has led to a drug now under FDA review. Read More
Finding the Brain Pathway to Obesity
Published in Nature, Dong Kong and his laboratory reveal how leptin affects both weight gain and diabetes. Read More
Taking on TB
Bree Aldridge and her team are revolutionizing how we understand and treat this deadly disease with a nearly $1.3 million grant awarded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Read More
Tufts Named Among Most Inventive Universities Worldwide
Tufts University is one of the most inventive universities in the world, according to a new ranking compiled by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO). Read More
Aimee Shen of Tufts Medical School granted PATH award from Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Shen’s research will focus on the role of DNA modifications in regulating C. difficile’s ability to transmit disease. Read More
Cummings Vet School Shows Promising Experimental Drug for Canine Cancer
A clinical drug trial at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine has shown promise treating lymphoma in dogs. Read More
Exploring the boundaries of biology at the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University
A $10m partnership with The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group will shed light on the "dark matter of biology” by searching for ways to crack the bioelectric code of cells. Read More
Creating Connections and Opportunities
The Tufts Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) facilitates, develops and stewards mutually rewarding relationships between Tufts University and corporations and foundations. These relationships involve a variety of funding arrangements for research, projects or programs at Tufts. The CFR office matches university resources and a variety of opportunities, including:
a monetary gift or grant to the university;
donated equipment or other in-kind support;
a sponsored research agreement;
graduate capstone projects;
industry collaboration programs; or
access to other university expertise and resources.
Resources for the Tufts Community
To identify potential corporate or foundation sources of funding, or enlist our help in applying for funding or other support, visit For the Tufts Community or contact us.
Resources for Corporations & Foundations
To learn more about how to work with the CFR office and identify faculty, research or other programs at Tufts to support or collaborate with, visit For Corporations and For Foundations.
CFR Team: Specialization & Collaboration
The CFR team has staff members who cover specific schools and disciplines at Tufts. Please visit Our Team for more information on who to contact with questions. CFR team members work collaboratively, especially on cross-school or interdisciplinary projects.