Wistar researchers have identified a new mutation in the H1N1 influenza virus that made it easily transmitted in middle-aged adults--those who should be able to resist the viral assault--during the 2013-2014 influenza season. .
21-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT
The Robert and Penny Fox Tower expands Wistar's biomedical research ability with state-of-the-art labs and equipment, and enhances the Institute's culture of collaboration and 'team science.'
2-Sep-2014 4:30 PM EDT
While developing an important cancer drug, Wistar scientists discovered that mice without the TRAP-1 protein live healthier longer lives, with fewer tumors and signs of aging.
1-Aug-2014 8:55 AM EDT
Bacterial Respiratory Tract Colonization Prior to Catching the Flu May Protect Against Severe Illness
Doctors have long known that people suffering from influenza are likely to do far worse (or even die) if they get a secondary infection in their lungs or airways. Infection from pneumococcus bacteria, in particular, can lead to pneumonia or a...
11-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT
National Cancer Institute Recommends The Wistar Institute Receive $14.9 Million Support Grant Renewal
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.
20-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST
Wistar to Launch Largest Randomized Trial Aiming for an HIV Cure by Diminishing Viral Reservoir Beyond Current Therapies
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.
13-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST
A team of melanoma scientists from The Wistar Institute and the University of Pennsylvania collaborate on leading-edge melanoma research.
3-Dec-2013 3:00 PM EST
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.
20-Aug-2013 1:00 PM EDT
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