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Wistar’s New Biomedical Research Technician Training Program Obtains First State Approval as Non-Traditional Apprenticeship to Support Region’s Life Sciences Workforce

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Wistar's Biomedical Research Technician (BRT) Apprenticeship has become the first-ever registered, nontraditional apprenticeship program in biomedical research approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.
30-May-2017 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Wistar Institute Appoints Daniel W. Kulp, Ph.D., as Associate Professor in the Vaccine Center and Translational Tumor Immunology Program

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The Wistar Institute, an international biomedical research leader in cancer, immunology and infectious diseases, announces the appointment of Daniel W. Kulp, Ph.D., as associate professor in the Vaccine Center and the Translational Tumor Immunology...
11-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wistar Scientists Reveal the Role of a Telomere Capping Complex in Cancer

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Scientists at The Wistar Institute have unveiled part of the protein complex that protects telomeres—the ends of our chromosomes.
10-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Wistar Institute Appoints Farokh Dotiwala, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., as Assistant Professor in the Vaccine Center

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Antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria like Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Staphylococcus and pathogens like malaria are emerging throughout the world. Dotiwala’s research centers on the mechanisms of killer immune cells—such as natural killer...
27-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Wistar Institute Appoints Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen, Ph.D., as Assistant Professor in the Vaccine Center

The Wistar Institute announces the appointment of Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen, Ph.D., as assistant professor in Wistar’s Vaccine Center.
15-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wistar Research Teams Awarded More Than $4.7 Million in Funding

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Wistar scientists have secured more than $4,720,000 million in research funds.
13-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Philadelphia Research Consortium Launched to Speed Access to Preclinical Research Capabilities Across Philadelphia’s Life Sciences Community

The Wistar Institute, together with many regional academic institutions driving life sciences discoveries, has launched the Philadelphia Research Consortium – a preclinical research network for facilitating easy access to our region’s robust...
1-Mar-2017 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Genetic Variant of the p53 Gene Linked to Breast Cancer Risk in Premenopausal African American Women

Scientists at The Wistar Institute in collaboration with Roswell Park Cancer Institute found a significant association between a rare genetic variant of the p53 gene present in African American women and their risk of developing breast cancer in...
27-Feb-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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