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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. 

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    Forsyth Scientists Map Mouth Microbes

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., January 27, 2016 – A new study from the Forsyth Institute and the Marine Biological Laboratory provides a detailed look at how the microbes in the mouth coexist. Using a novel fluorescence imaging technique and DNA sequencing, the scientists have created a high-resolution map of the bacteria in dental plaque. For the first time, scientists can see where the bacteria are in relation to each other.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., January 27, 2016 – A new study from the Forsyth Institute and the Marine Biological Laboratory provides a detailed look at how the microbes in the mouth coexist. Using a novel fluorescence imaging technique and DNA sequencing, the scientists have created a high-resolution map of the bacteria in dental plaque. For the first time, scientists can see where the bacteria are in relation to each other.

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    Forsyth Study Details How Good Bacteria Might Help Prevent Middle Ear Infections and Pneumonia

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., January 5, 2016 – A new study from the Forsyth Institute is helping to shed more light on the important connections among the diverse bacteria in our microbiome. According to research published in mBio, scientists at Forsyth, led by Dr. Katherine P.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., January 5, 2016 – A new study from the Forsyth Institute is helping to shed more light on the important connections among the diverse bacteria in our microbiome. According to research published in mBio, scientists at Forsyth, led by Dr. Katherine P.

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    AAAS and The Forsyth Institute Announce 2015 Fellows

    Washington D.C.— Thomas E. Van Dyke, DDS, PhD, Senior Member of Staff, Chair, Department of Applied Oral Sciences at the Forsyth Institute, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

    Washington D.C.— Thomas E. Van Dyke, DDS, PhD, Senior Member of Staff, Chair, Department of Applied Oral Sciences at the Forsyth Institute, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

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    Forsyth Scientist Featured in Forbes

    Though concussion awareness has never been higher, the process for diagnosing head trauma largely remains subjective and inefficient.

    Though concussion awareness has never been higher, the process for diagnosing head trauma largely remains subjective and inefficient.

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    Let's Close the Oral Health Care Gap

    In an op ed in the Lowell Sun, Dr. Kerry Maguire, program director of ForsythKids, shares her thoughts on a new proposal to expand the dental care workforce. 

    In an op ed in the Lowell Sun, Dr. Kerry Maguire, program director of ForsythKids, shares her thoughts on a new proposal to expand the dental care workforce. 

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    Independent Research Institutes Play Vital Role in Innovation Ecosystem

    Check out Forsyth CEO, Dr. Phil Stashenko in the Huffington Post

    Check out Forsyth CEO, Dr. Phil Stashenko in the Huffington Post