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The Wistar Institute Welcomes Dustin Shilling and Completes its Technology Development and Commercialization Team


Wistar’s newly-created team of technology development professionals are in place to connect scientists’ research with translational science opportunities to form partnerships that will accelerate groundbreaking discoveries in medicine.
28-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Luis J. Montaner Named Herbert Kean, M.D., Family Professor at the Wistar Institute to Foster HIV Cure Research


Luis J. Montaner—noted HIV/AIDS expert—receives endowed professorship.
12-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

The Wistar Institute Promotes Elyse Hoffmann to Director of Donor Relations and Special Events


Elyse Hoffmann promoted to Wistar director of donor relations and special events.
22-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

One Common Genetic Variant and the Bacteria Inside Of Us Help Dictate Inflammation, Antitumor Activity, and Outcome in Cancer Patients


New findings show how an inactivating polymorphism in the TLR5 Gene that occurs in more than one out of 15 people, plays important role in progression of luminal breast cancer and ovarian cancer
19-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

Russel E. Kaufman Steps Down as President/CEO of the Wistar Institute


Russel E. Kaufman steps down as the Wistar Institute President & CEO and Dario C. Altieri, Wistar Cancer Center Director, named new CEO.
18-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

Herpes Virus Rearranges Telomeres to Improve Viral Replication


In a newly published study, Paul Lieberman and his lab report how this aggressive virus known for cold sores can manipulate the protective ends of our chromosomes to replicate and spread.
11-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Wistar Receives $100K Grant from W.W. Smith Charitable Trust for Research into Cell Growth that Causes Human Cancers


Wistar's Ken-ichi Noma, Ph.D., wins the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust grant.
5-Dec-2014 9:05 AM EST

Wistar’s Dr. Maureen Murphy and University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Scientists Win GlaxoSmithKline’s Discovery Fast Track Challenge to Develop Novel Cancer Therapeutics


Wistar and Penn scientific alliance, which has worked together for past 16 years, was announced as winners by GlaxoSmithKline of the 2014 Discovery Fast Track Challenge.
2-Dec-2014 9:00 AM EST

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