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National Cancer Institute Recommends The Wistar Institute Receive $14.9 Million Support Grant Renewal

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The Wistar Institute Cancer Center receives highest rating on the renewal of its National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) as well as funding of $14.9 million over the next five years.
2/20/2014 10:00 AM EST

Wistar to Launch Largest Randomized Trial Aiming for an HIV Cure by Diminishing Viral Reservoir Beyond Current Therapies

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Wistar’s Dr. Luis Montaner leads a Philadelphia-based clinical trial – the largest of its kind to date – focused on depleting the viral reservoir in HIV patients and potentially leading toward a cure for the disease.
1/13/2014 10:00 AM EST

$12.5 Million, Five-Year Research Grant Allows Scientists to Tackle Melanoma from Multiple Angles

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A team of melanoma scientists from The Wistar Institute and the University of Pennsylvania collaborate on leading-edge melanoma research.
12/3/2013 3:00 PM EST

The Wistar Institute Awarded The W. W. Smith Charitable Trust Professorship in Cancer Research

The Wistar Institute has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the W. W. Smith Charitable Trust to endow a professorship in cancer research.
8/20/2013 1:00 PM EDT

The Wistar Institute Welcomes Three New Board Members

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The Wistar Institute recently welcomed Van Billet, Joseph Goldblum and Art Pappas to its board of trustees.
11/16/2012 9:35 AM EST

The Wistar Institute Celebrates 40 Years as an NCI-Designated Cancer Center

Today The Wistar Institute, an international leader in basic biomedical research, celebrates the 40th anniversary of its designation as a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Center, highlighting four decades of progress in cancer research.
11/15/2012 12:00 PM EST

Philadelphia Business Journal Names Wistar Institute Chief Life Sciences CEO of the Year

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In recognition of his life-long determination to bring scientific discovery to benefit humankind by engaging with life sciences partners along the spectrum of academia, industry and government, and his leadership of The Wistar Institute, the...
10/4/2012 3:35 PM EDT

The Wistar Institute Announces Robert and Penny Fox Tower

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The Wistar Institute today announced its new seven-story research building under construction will carry the names of two of its staunchest and most generous supporters: Robert and Penny Fox.
9/13/2012 3:25 PM EDT

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