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    Discover Forsyth at the 4th Annual A Taste & A Toast to Good Health on June 1st

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    Forsyth Study Links Changes in Oral Microbiome with Metabolic Disease and Risk for Dental Disease

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    Forsyth Institute Study Provides Key Insights into Causes of Unresolved Inflammation in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., December 19, 2016 – New research from The Forsyth Institute explores the way white blood cells regulate inflammation in patients with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D). While inflammation can play a protective role against injury and infection, when prolonged, it can lead to health problems such as obesity, cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, blindness, chronic kidney disease, and periodontal disease.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., December 19, 2016 – New research from The Forsyth Institute explores the way white blood cells regulate inflammation in patients with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D). While inflammation can play a protective role against injury and infection, when prolonged, it can lead to health problems such as obesity, cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, blindness, chronic kidney disease, and periodontal disease.

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    Forsyth Study Provides New Insight in the Fight against Sjögren’s Syndrome

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec.14  – Sjögren’s syndrome is the second most common autoimmune disease affecting four million Americans—yet treatments are limited due to a lack of knowledge about its causes. A new study from the Forsyth Institute is helping to shed light on what happens in the development and the life cycle of the disease. This study is one of the first to define the immune-regulatory mechanisms operating in Sjögren’s syndrome and provides a new foundation for fighting the disease.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec.14  – Sjögren’s syndrome is the second most common autoimmune disease affecting four million Americans—yet treatments are limited due to a lack of knowledge about its causes. A new study from the Forsyth Institute is helping to shed light on what happens in the development and the life cycle of the disease. This study is one of the first to define the immune-regulatory mechanisms operating in Sjögren’s syndrome and provides a new foundation for fighting the disease.

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    Forsyth Incubator Featured in Boston Globe

    By Robert Weisman GLOBE STAFF OCTOBER 18, 2016

    Forsyth Institute, a century-old oral health research center, has become the latest organization to set up an incubator for biomedical startups in Cambridge.

    By Robert Weisman GLOBE STAFF OCTOBER 18, 2016

    Forsyth Institute, a century-old oral health research center, has become the latest organization to set up an incubator for biomedical startups in Cambridge.

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    Forsyth Research in The Washington Post

    Oral health research can tell us a great deal about overall health. Learn more in the article in this article in The Washington Post

    Oral health research can tell us a great deal about overall health. Learn more in the article in this article in The Washington Post

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    New Findings Detail How Beneficial Bacteria in the Nose Suppress Pathogenic Bacteria and Outline Potential Development of Probiotic Therapies

    Research from the Forsyth Institute is providing insight into how harmless Corynebacterium species, bacterial members of the nasal and skin microbiome, help protect humans from disease.

    Research from the Forsyth Institute is providing insight into how harmless Corynebacterium species, bacterial members of the nasal and skin microbiome, help protect humans from disease.

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    EOP Student Wins National Honors

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 27, 2016—Local resident and 2016 high school graduate, Chelsey Skeete, won a gold medal at the National Afro-Academic Cultural Technological Science Olympics (ACT-SO). The NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics is a yearlong achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African-American high school students.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 27, 2016—Local resident and 2016 high school graduate, Chelsey Skeete, won a gold medal at the National Afro-Academic Cultural Technological Science Olympics (ACT-SO). The NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics is a yearlong achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African-American high school students.

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    Animal Health Company Based on Forsyth Research Launched

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 26, 2016 – Stemming from research from the Forsyth Institute, a new animal health company, AIAH Therapeutics, LLC, will provide veterinarians and pet owners with a new technology for reducing inflammation and regenerating lost dental tissues in animals suffering from gum disease.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 26, 2016 – Stemming from research from the Forsyth Institute, a new animal health company, AIAH Therapeutics, LLC, will provide veterinarians and pet owners with a new technology for reducing inflammation and regenerating lost dental tissues in animals suffering from gum disease.

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    Video Map of the Mouth Microbes

    Dr. Gary Borisy and his colleagues were recently featured in several media outlets including a great video on STAT. 

    Dr. Gary Borisy and his colleagues were recently featured in several media outlets including a great video on STAT.