Introducing Photomedics, Inc.
Photomedics™ is developing revolutionary technologies for a significantly healthier mouth and better overall health. The mission of Photomedics is to create a successful business enterprise that can harness discoveries in photomedicine to improve the oral and overall health of people worldwide. Photomedics’ mission is to be a pioneer in developing a wide range of health care products based on cutting edge photomedicine science, providing consumers worldwide with non-invasive, preventive health care options. The company has developed the first intra-oral light device with antibacterial action. It will provide consumers with effective and economical non-invasive targeted antibacterial action to combat the most important of the dental diseases, such as gingivitis and periodontitis, as well as halitosis (bad breath). Come hear a first-hand account of what it is like to transition research from the lab into successful startup!
Inventor, lead researcher, and Founding Director of the Applied Molecular Photomedicine laboratory at the Harvard Affiliated Forsyth Institute from 2002 to 2015. Dr. Soukos is an accomplished translational medical scientist and academic teacher and a pioneering leader in the field of Photomedicine and Dentistry. He has worked for ten years as a research scientist in Photomedicine at the Eastman Dental Institute, London and at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine of the Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital. Since 2015, Dr. Soukos has been a Teaching Professor in the Department of Physics & Biology at Northeastern University, Boston. Dr. Soukos holds degrees from The University of Athens (DDS), University of London (MSc in Experimental Oral Pathology), University of Munich (PhD in Oral Biology), and Postdoctoral Training in Photomedicine at the Harvard Medical School.