Dr. Wenyuan Shi
PhD, Chief Executive Officer, The Forsyth Institute
As president and CEO of the Forsyth Institute, a Harvard-affiliated dental research institute and pediatric dental hospital, Dr. Shi is leading the effort on creating the ecosystem for dental innovation. He studies oral microbial pathogenesis, focusing on the oral microbiome, bacterial interspecies interaction, and signal transduction. His work involves developing next-generation diagnostic and therapeutic tools against oral microbial infections, including saliva diagnosis of oral pathogens and peptide-based targeted antimicrobial therapeutics. To date, Dr. Shi’s research has led to many technologies licensed and developed by major pharma, dental, and biotech companies. He’s also the co-author and inventor of 250+ scientific articles and 40 patents and applications. It’s an honor for quip to back Dr. Shi and his work.