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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.

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    Forsyth Incubator Featured in Boston Globe

    By Robert Weisman GLOBE STAFF OCTOBER 18, 2016

    Forsyth Institute, a century-old oral health research center, has become the latest organization to set up an incubator for biomedical startups in Cambridge.

    By Robert Weisman GLOBE STAFF OCTOBER 18, 2016

    Forsyth Institute, a century-old oral health research center, has become the latest organization to set up an incubator for biomedical startups in Cambridge.

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    Forsyth Research in The Washington Post

    Oral health research can tell us a great deal about overall health. Learn more in the article in this article in The Washington Post

    Oral health research can tell us a great deal about overall health. Learn more in the article in this article in The Washington Post

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    New Findings Detail How Beneficial Bacteria in the Nose Suppress Pathogenic Bacteria and Outline Potential Development of Probiotic Therapies

    Research from the Forsyth Institute is providing insight into how harmless Corynebacterium species, bacterial members of the nasal and skin microbiome, help protect humans from disease.

    Research from the Forsyth Institute is providing insight into how harmless Corynebacterium species, bacterial members of the nasal and skin microbiome, help protect humans from disease.

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    EOP Student Wins National Honors

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 27, 2016—Local resident and 2016 high school graduate, Chelsey Skeete, won a gold medal at the National Afro-Academic Cultural Technological Science Olympics (ACT-SO). The NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics is a yearlong achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African-American high school students.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 27, 2016—Local resident and 2016 high school graduate, Chelsey Skeete, won a gold medal at the National Afro-Academic Cultural Technological Science Olympics (ACT-SO). The NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics is a yearlong achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African-American high school students.

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    Animal Health Company Based on Forsyth Research Launched

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 26, 2016 – Stemming from research from the Forsyth Institute, a new animal health company, AIAH Therapeutics, LLC, will provide veterinarians and pet owners with a new technology for reducing inflammation and regenerating lost dental tissues in animals suffering from gum disease.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 26, 2016 – Stemming from research from the Forsyth Institute, a new animal health company, AIAH Therapeutics, LLC, will provide veterinarians and pet owners with a new technology for reducing inflammation and regenerating lost dental tissues in animals suffering from gum disease.

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    Video Map of the Mouth Microbes

    Dr. Gary Borisy and his colleagues were recently featured in several media outlets including a great video on STAT. 

    Dr. Gary Borisy and his colleagues were recently featured in several media outlets including a great video on STAT. 

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    Forsyth Scientist Featured in Forbes

    Though concussion awareness has never been higher, the process for diagnosing head trauma largely remains subjective and inefficient.

    Though concussion awareness has never been higher, the process for diagnosing head trauma largely remains subjective and inefficient.

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    Forsyth Scientists Map Mouth Microbes

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., January 27, 2016 – A new study from the Forsyth Institute and the Marine Biological Laboratory provides a detailed look at how the microbes in the mouth coexist. Using a novel fluorescence imaging technique and DNA sequencing, the scientists have created a high-resolution map of the bacteria in dental plaque. For the first time, scientists can see where the bacteria are in relation to each other.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., January 27, 2016 – A new study from the Forsyth Institute and the Marine Biological Laboratory provides a detailed look at how the microbes in the mouth coexist. Using a novel fluorescence imaging technique and DNA sequencing, the scientists have created a high-resolution map of the bacteria in dental plaque. For the first time, scientists can see where the bacteria are in relation to each other.

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    Forsyth Study Details How Good Bacteria Might Help Prevent Middle Ear Infections and Pneumonia

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., January 5, 2016 – A new study from the Forsyth Institute is helping to shed more light on the important connections among the diverse bacteria in our microbiome. According to research published in mBio, scientists at Forsyth, led by Dr. Katherine P.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., January 5, 2016 – A new study from the Forsyth Institute is helping to shed more light on the important connections among the diverse bacteria in our microbiome. According to research published in mBio, scientists at Forsyth, led by Dr. Katherine P.