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Wistar Scientists Discover How Key Proteins Segregate Vital Genetic Information during Mitosis


New research from The Wistar Institute has identified an interaction between proteins that provides a pivotal role in organizing chromosomes during mitosis so that vital genetic information gets passed on safely.
31-Jul-2015 4:00 PM EDT

The Wistar Institute and Rockland Immunochemicals Announce Partnership in Discovery and Research


Trusted partners leverage Wistar Science.
13-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Treatment With PI3K Inhibitors May Cause Cancers to Become More Aggressive and Metastatic


The enzyme PI3K appears to be exploited in almost every type of human cancer, making it the focus of considerable interest as a therapeutic target. However, PI3K inhibitors have only shown modest clinical activity. Now, new research The Wistar...
26-Jun-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Wistar Scientists Pinpoint Mutations Responsible for Ineffectiveness of 2014-2015 Flu Vaccine


Viruses like influenza have the ability to mutate over time, and given that the flu vaccines administered during the 2014-2015 season were largely ineffective at preventing the spread of the flu, it appears the virus that recently circulated had...
23-Jun-2015 12:00 PM EDT

Wistar Scientists Discover “Highly Effective” New Biomarker for Lung Cancer

Scientists at The Wistar Institute have found a protein that circulates in the blood that appears to be more accurate at detecting non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) than currently available methods used for screening.
3-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Condensin II Complex Is “Master Controller” Behind DNA Structure Reorganization During Senescence


Wistar Institute scientists have identified how a specific variant of a key protein complex found in human cells called condensin can reorganize a cell’s genetic architecture in such a way as to promote senescence, making it an important...
2-Jun-2015 2:00 PM EDT

Wistar Receives $5.6 Million Grant Renewal from Wellcome Trust to Develop Drug Against Cancers Caused by Epstein-Barr Virus


The Wistar Institute and London-based global charity Wellcome Trust announce that they have signed a follow-on funding agreement in support of ongoing research and development of a new class of drugs useful for treating cancers associated with...
19-May-2015 11:30 AM EDT

The Wistar Institute and Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center Launch Alliance to Propel Early-Stage Discoveries


Wistar and Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center advance biomedical science one partnership at a time
5-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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