According to the American Dental Association, dental spending will top $100 billion this year. Forsyth's renowned scientific team can enable organizations to capitalize on this growing market. Industry leaders from oral health companies testing products to biotech and pharmaceutical companies exploring the oral health applications of technology, turn to Forsyth for excellent, cost-effective scientific research.
Forsyth has 32 principal investigators who are eminent scientists in their fields. We are world leaders in oral and craniofacial research. Our expertise includes: clinical research, microbiology, genomics, tooth decay and enamel erosion, inflammation and immunology.
Forsyth's clients have included major consumer product companies, pharmaceutical companies and start-up biotech firms. Our scientists have worked on of projects such as helping a large pharmaceutical company examine a technology's effect on inflammation to helping a pet food company determine bacteria in a dog's mouth.
Collaborations range from the more traditional clinical trials for which Forsyth has a long-standing reputation for excellence, to specific product development, and even grant-type support for exploratory research. Programs may involve participation in on-going research, or new projects developed utilizing expertise extant in current Forsyth research.
The Forsyth team has an entrepreneurial spirit and the creativity required to foster collaboration. As an independent institution, Forsyth is well-positioned to move quickly without getting mired in typical academic bureaucracy.
All areas of Forsyth research are amenable to industrial support, and individual Forsyth investigators can be approached directly or through the Office of Sponsored Programs for discussions concerning potential collaborations. Please see the individual investigators pages for more information and contact information.