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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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    Oral Hygiene Device Pioneered by Forsyth Institute Scientists Comes to Market

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.,April 12 – Since the invention of the toothbrush 75 years ago, there has been little true innovation in oral hygiene. All that is about to change, however, with the upcoming release of the PhotOral®, a novel oral hygiene device that uses smart light technology and blue LEDs to combat pathogenic bacteria in the mouth.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.,April 12 – Since the invention of the toothbrush 75 years ago, there has been little true innovation in oral hygiene. All that is about to change, however, with the upcoming release of the PhotOral®, a novel oral hygiene device that uses smart light technology and blue LEDs to combat pathogenic bacteria in the mouth.

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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

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    Shop on Amazon and Support Forsyth

    When you need household supplies or holiday gifts Amazon offers a great way for you to support Forsyth's science and community programs. Make The Forsyth Institute your charity of choice through the AmazonSmile program and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to the Institute.

    Almost everything you buy on Amazon.com is eligible — clothes, books, appliances. Amazon even carries fine art and rolex watches!  

    When you need household supplies or holiday gifts Amazon offers a great way for you to support Forsyth's science and community programs. Make The Forsyth Institute your charity of choice through the AmazonSmile program and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to the Institute.

    Almost everything you buy on Amazon.com is eligible — clothes, books, appliances. Amazon even carries fine art and rolex watches!  

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    Dr. Phil Stashenko Featured on CEO Corner

    Dr. Phil Stashenko and Dr. Tom Van Dyke visited the studios of NECN to talk about Forsyth research, the connections between oral health and overall health, and the role of independent research in the life science community. Check out the clips at:

    http://www.necn.com/video/#!/on-air/as-seen-on/The-Whole-Tooth/327233091

    Dr. Phil Stashenko and Dr. Tom Van Dyke visited the studios of NECN to talk about Forsyth research, the connections between oral health and overall health, and the role of independent research in the life science community. Check out the clips at:

    http://www.necn.com/video/#!/on-air/as-seen-on/The-Whole-Tooth/327233091