Anita Pepper appointed Wistar VP of Development and comes to Wistar from The Pew Charitable Trusts
19-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Breaking Free: Wistar Scientists Show How Telomeric RNA Molecule Escapes and Produces Inflammatory Response
Our chromosomes contain all of our genetic information, and it’s up to telomeres – structures of proteins that cap off and protect our DNA at the tips of chromosomes – to preserve the vital instructions necessary for life. There are even...
5-Nov-2015 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
The gene SPOP is mutated in up to 15 percent of all cases of prostate cancer, making it one of the most mutated genes in the disease. However, when the gene is functioning properly, it acts as a tumor suppressor. Despite what’s known about SPOP,...
3-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
New research from The Wistar Institute shows exactly how a known, highly selective small molecule telomerase inhibitor is able to bind with the enzyme, thus opening the possibility of developing more telomerase inhibitors that target this pocket of...
2-Sep-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Wistar Institute-Spark Therapeutics, Inc. Announce Research Collaboration to Study Human Immune Responses to Liver-Directed Gene Therapy Vectors
The Wistar Institute, an international leader in biomedical research in cancer, immunology and vaccines, and Spark Therapeutics, a gene therapy leader seeking to develop one-time, life-altering treatments for debilitating genetic diseases, announced...
3-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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 Add to Favorites
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13-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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 Add to Favorites
6-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Dr. Luis Montaner, Wistar Institute HIV/AIDS Expert, Can Address His Work in the Search for a Cure, for World AIDS Day
26-Nov-2013 2:25 PM EST
22-Feb-2013 4:15 PM EST
The Winter Sun May Not Be Warm, but Still Can Be Dangerous. Wistar Melanoma Expert on Wintertime UV Risks
22-Jan-2013 2:30 PM EST