Collaborating across disciplines and with leading institutions around the world, our faculty and students are driving thinking and research forward to solve our most pressing challenges—in our communities and around the world. 

We focus on select research areas in order to develop deep expertise that will make the biggest impact on global health, equity, food and nutrition, and sustainability.

By the Numbers

45 +

Indisciplinary centers and institutes


Faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers 


Invention disclosures (FY23)

$ 247 M

Total research expenditures (FY23)

Tufts is one of these incredible ecosystems that supports teams and creates new possibilities, which are critical factors for success in solving our world's biggest challenges.

Ann DeWitt General Partner, The Engine Ventures