Intracellular lipid droplets help bacteria “survive the winter”
February 13, 2024
An interview Dr. Pu-Ting Dong on her award-winning publication By Jessica Weinstein ADA Forsyth scientists have spent decades investigating every order, genus, and species of bacteria living in the human oral cavity. Their work accounts for many firsts in this area of research, and they won’t be slowing down any time soon. While some of…
Forsyth’s Application of CRISPR-based Rapid Detection Technology Has Potential to Transform Oral Health
May 12, 2023
Scientists from Forsyth are working to revolutionize oral care through point-of-care salivary diagnostics using CRISPR-based rapid detection.
Eleven Million Miles for Science: Mice and their Microbiomes May Hold the Key to Protecting Astronauts from the Effects of Microgravity
April 19, 2023
The gut microbiome may play a compensatory function for host bone loss, suggesting a direction for future therapeutics. Cambridge, Mass. – Astronauts pay a significant physical price to work at the International Space Station, experiencing health problems like sleep deprivation, muscle weakness, vision problems, and bone tissue loss. Many of these problems are caused by…
Forsyth Microbiologists Discover a Regulatory Mechanism that Keeps Cancer-Causing Bacteria in Check
April 4, 2023
Researchers at the Forsyth Institute have discovered an important mechanism that may have profound implications for how we prevent colorectal cancer. Oddly enough, their discovery began in the mouth.
Colorectal cancer is the second most deadly cancer, killing over 52,000 people a year.
Genus named after Forsyth Microbiologist, Honoring a Lifetime of Work
July 28, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 27, 2022 Media contact: Jill Sirko, email@example.com Cambridge, Mass. – Bruce Paster PhD, a Senior Faculty member of the Forsyth Institute and Professor of Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, was recently honored for his lifetime of work on spirochetes by having a genus named after…