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.