ADA Forsyth scientists work to bring tissue regeneration to replace root canal treatment
December 1, 2023
New study explores regenerative properties of novel technology with applications beyond the mouth. Cambridge, MA – Want to avoid a root canal? In the future, you might be able to opt for tissue regeneration instead. ADA Forsyth scientists are testing a novel technology to treat endodontic diseases (diseases of the soft tissue or pulp in…
Announcing the ADA Forsyth Institute: A World-Class Organization for Oral Health Research and Innovation
October 26, 2023
SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 26, 2023 – The American Dental Association (ADA) and the Forsyth Institute today announced the formation of the ADA Forsyth Institute, which brings together unparalleled talent, visionary research opportunities and dynamic innovation prospects, dedicated to advancing oral health through scientific innovation and research. “The new ADA Forsyth Institute will continue to advance…
Pitch Competition Finalists Forsyth dentech 2023
September 29, 2023
The Forsyth Institute is pleased to announce 16 finalists have been selected to the startup competition at Forsyth dentech 2023.
Forsyth and IOF Team Up to Advance Orthodontics Education and Innovation Globally
July 19, 2023
Forsyth and IOF announce 3-year strategic partnership to advance orthodontics education and innovation globally.
Gum disease linked to buildup of Alzheimer’s plaque formation
July 11, 2023
Cambridge, Mass. – Although most people don’t associate oral disease with serious health problems, increasing evidence shows that oral bacteria play a significant role in systemic diseases like colon cancer and heart disease. Now, new research from the Forsyth Institute shows a link between periodontal (gum) disease and the formation of amyloid plaque, a hallmark…
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.
Leading Oral Health Research Institute Welcomes Pacific Dental CEO to Board of Directors
March 30, 2023
Cambridge, Mass. – As CEO of one of the largest dental support organizations in the country, Stephen Thorne brings an important new voice to Forsyth’s Board. Cambridge, Mass. – The Forsyth Institute, a global leader in oral health research and clinical care, is pleased to announce that Stephen E. Thorne IV, Founder and Chief Executive…
Dr. Benjamin Wu Joins the Forsyth Institute as Chief Scientific Officer
January 9, 2023
The Forsyth Institute is pleased to announce that Benjamin Wu, DDS, PhD has assumed the role of Chief Scientific Officer, effective January 1, 2023. Dr. Wu, a world-renowned bioengineer and prosthodontist, joins Forsyth following a 22-year career at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).