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    Researchers create map of the gut's microbial landscape

    Cambridge, MA October 10, 2017 – A collaborative effort by a team of researchers from three institutions including the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, the Forsyth Institute in Cambridge and Washington University in St.

    Cambridge, MA October 10, 2017 – A collaborative effort by a team of researchers from three institutions including the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, the Forsyth Institute in Cambridge and Washington University in St.

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    The Forsyth Institute receives prestigious NIH award to advance research on oral microbiome and all microbe-related fields

    Cambridge, MAOctober 5, 2017 – A research team led by the Forsyth Institute today received a $5.4 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to pursue revolutionary research of microbes living in the mouth and within the human body. The research has the potential to accelerate work in diverse fields, including medicine, synthetic biology, agriculture and environmental sciences.

    Cambridge, MAOctober 5, 2017 – A research team led by the Forsyth Institute today received a $5.4 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to pursue revolutionary research of microbes living in the mouth and within the human body. The research has the potential to accelerate work in diverse fields, including medicine, synthetic biology, agriculture and environmental sciences.

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    Dr. Wenyuan Shi Appointed CEO and Chief Scientific Officer of The Forsyth Institute

    Cambridge, Mass – August 28, 2017 – The Forsyth Institute, a world leader in oral health research, today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Wenyuan Shi as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of the Institute effective September 1, 2017.

    Cambridge, Mass – August 28, 2017 – The Forsyth Institute, a world leader in oral health research, today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Wenyuan Shi as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of the Institute effective September 1, 2017.

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    Postdoctoral Positions in Oral Health Research

    The Forsyth Institute seeks highly competitive recent DDS, DMD, PhD, or MD graduates for postdoctoral positions in the fields of mineralized tissue development and disease, immunology, microbiome/microbiology, oral health, and epidemiology or biostatistics relating to these.

    The Forsyth Institute seeks highly competitive recent DDS, DMD, PhD, or MD graduates for postdoctoral positions in the fields of mineralized tissue development and disease, immunology, microbiome/microbiology, oral health, and epidemiology or biostatistics relating to these.

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    Former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher Awarded the Forsyth Icon in Health Award at Discover Forsyth: A Taste & A Toast to Good Health

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 13, 2017 – On Thursday, June 1st, The Forsyth Institute hosted its fourth annual fundraising event, Discover Forsyth: A Taste & A Toast To Good Health, to raise awareness surrounding the importance of oral health research. The event attracted over 230 oral health advocates and philanthropists.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 13, 2017 – On Thursday, June 1st, The Forsyth Institute hosted its fourth annual fundraising event, Discover Forsyth: A Taste & A Toast To Good Health, to raise awareness surrounding the importance of oral health research. The event attracted over 230 oral health advocates and philanthropists.

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    Former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher to Speak at the Forsyth Institute

    Former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher to Speak at The Forsyth Institute

     

    The Forsyth Institute honors Dr. Satcher with Forsyth’s Icon Award for his commitment to eliminating health disparities for underserved groups at the annual “Discover Forsyth: A Taste & A Toast to Good Health” event

     

    Former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher to Speak at The Forsyth Institute

     

    The Forsyth Institute honors Dr. Satcher with Forsyth’s Icon Award for his commitment to eliminating health disparities for underserved groups at the annual “Discover Forsyth: A Taste & A Toast to Good Health” event

     

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

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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 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.