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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

A Protein “Brake” in Metabolic Reprogramming That Restrains Senescent Cells From Becoming Cancerous

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In recent years, research has shown that cancerous cells have a different metabolism – essential chemical and nutritional changes needed for supporting the unlimited growth observed in cancer– than normal cells. Now, scientists at The Wistar...
28-Apr-2015 12:00 PM EDT

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