Dr. Nikos Soukos DDS, MSc, PhD

Nikos Soukos is the Scientific Founder and Chief Science Officer of PhotOral Inc., and Professor in the

Department of Physics and Biology at the College of Science, Northeastern University, Boston .

He holds a dental degree (DDS) from the University of Athens, a MSc in Experimental Oral Pathology

from the Eastman Dental Institute, University of London and a PhD in Oral Biology from the University of


He has worked as research scientist in the field of Photomedicine at the Eastman Dental Institute in

London (1992-1995) and in the Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General

Hospital, Harvard Medical School (1995-2002).

In June 2002, he joined The Harvard affiliated Forsyth Institute, where he founded and directed the

Applied Molecular Photomedicine Laboratory – the only photomedicine laboratory in the field of oral

research worldwide – until February 2015 rising to the position of Senior Research Investigator.

His research has been supported by many awards including those from the National Institutes of Health

of the United States.