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The Wistar Institute Names Anita Pepper Vice President of Development


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

Wistar Scientists Show How a Frequently Mutated Gene in Prostate Cancer Acts as a Tumor Suppressor

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

Wistar Scientists Show Telomerase Can Be Successfully Targeted by a Highly Specific Inhibitor


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

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 Add to Favorites

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


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

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 Add to Favorites

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