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    Forsyth Study Details How Gum Disease Treatment Can Prevent Heart Disease

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 14 – A new study from the Forsyth Institute is helping to shed more light on the important connection between the mouth and heart.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 14 – A new study from the Forsyth Institute is helping to shed more light on the important connection between the mouth and heart.

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    Significant Research from the Forsyth Institute Explains Why Popular Antacids May Increase Chance of Bone Fractures

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 26, 2015 – Newly published research from the Forsyth Institute details a discovery explaining why the 100 million Americans estimated to be taking prescription and over-the-counter antacid and heartburn medications may be at an increased risk of bone fractures.  

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 26, 2015 – Newly published research from the Forsyth Institute details a discovery explaining why the 100 million Americans estimated to be taking prescription and over-the-counter antacid and heartburn medications may be at an increased risk of bone fractures.  

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    ​$4.8M MLSC grant to fund Mass. Host-Microbiome Center

    The Forsyth Institute and Brigham & Women’s Hospital were awarded over $4.8 million to fund the creation of the Massachusetts Host-Microbiome Center, which will accelerate practical understanding of how personal microbial communities interact to promote health or cause disease.

    The Forsyth Institute and Brigham & Women’s Hospital were awarded over $4.8 million to fund the creation of the Massachusetts Host-Microbiome Center, which will accelerate practical understanding of how personal microbial communities interact to promote health or cause disease.

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    Forsyth Research Featured in Boston Magazine

    Learn more about the role of inflammation in the body.

    Learn more about the role of inflammation in the body.

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    Living with Type 2 Diabetes: Forsyth Institute Research Team Identifies New Potential Key to Improving Quality of Life

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., January 14 -- Scientists at The Forsyth Institute have identified a new potential key to managing inflammation in patients with Type 2 diabetes. Inflammation is recognized as a major link between Type 2 diabetes and many complications that negatively impact a patient’s quality of life, such as periodontal and cardiovascular diseases and arthritis. Reducing inflammation in the body leads to healthier outcomes for people with Type 2 diabetes.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., January 14 -- Scientists at The Forsyth Institute have identified a new potential key to managing inflammation in patients with Type 2 diabetes. Inflammation is recognized as a major link between Type 2 diabetes and many complications that negatively impact a patient’s quality of life, such as periodontal and cardiovascular diseases and arthritis. Reducing inflammation in the body leads to healthier outcomes for people with Type 2 diabetes.

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    Scientists' unique system of oral vaccine delivery to address global health threats

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., December 15 -- Scientists at The Forsyth Institute and Tufts University have succeeded in describing and validating a unique system of oral vaccine delivery using a common bacteria found in the mouth. Findings published today by Elsevier in Microbes and Infection identify Streptococcus mitis as a successful vector for oral mucosal immunization, and further research will determine its potential clinical use in tuberculosis vaccine development.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., December 15 -- Scientists at The Forsyth Institute and Tufts University have succeeded in describing and validating a unique system of oral vaccine delivery using a common bacteria found in the mouth. Findings published today by Elsevier in Microbes and Infection identify Streptococcus mitis as a successful vector for oral mucosal immunization, and further research will determine its potential clinical use in tuberculosis vaccine development.

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    Dr. Max Goodson is Interviewed on NECN

    Dr. Max Goodson was recently featured on NECN. In this interview, Dr. Goodson highlights the potential of saliva for preventive healthcare.https://vimeo.com/113425692.   

    If you'd like to support this important work, and the Forsyth Center for Salivary Diagnostics, you can make a tax-deductable donation online.  

    Dr. Max Goodson was recently featured on NECN. In this interview, Dr. Goodson highlights the potential of saliva for preventive healthcare.https://vimeo.com/113425692.   

    If you'd like to support this important work, and the Forsyth Center for Salivary Diagnostics, you can make a tax-deductable donation online.  

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    Give a Gift with A Lasting Impact

    Here at Forsyth, we share an excitement about the future—especially because our research has the potential to touch every human life on the planet. Gifts from individual donors, foundations and corporations is instrumental in advancing research with significant potential for major scientific and medical breakthroughs. 

    Here at Forsyth, we share an excitement about the future—especially because our research has the potential to touch every human life on the planet. Gifts from individual donors, foundations and corporations is instrumental in advancing research with significant potential for major scientific and medical breakthroughs. 

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    Forsyth Appoints Diane MacDonald Chief Operating Officer

    Diane MacDonald has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO), a new position at the Institute. In this role, she will oversee core administrative functions at Forsyth.

    Diane MacDonald has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO), a new position at the Institute. In this role, she will oversee core administrative functions at Forsyth.

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    Scientists Provide Microbiome Study Tools in New Book

    Scientists at Forsyth and Virginia Commonwealth University have developed a new book focused on the application of high throughput analysis to advance studies of the microbiome.  Published by Elsevier under the Academic Press imprint, this book, Metagenomics for Microbiology offers insight on the design and analysis of omics studies.

    Scientists at Forsyth and Virginia Commonwealth University have developed a new book focused on the application of high throughput analysis to advance studies of the microbiome.  Published by Elsevier under the Academic Press imprint, this book, Metagenomics for Microbiology offers insight on the design and analysis of omics studies.