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Two Key Proteins Preserve Vital Genetic Information

New research from The Wistar Institute demonstrates how two key proteins mediate the organization of chromosomes and our genome, shedding light on one of the key genetic processes for every person. With this key basic information in hand, scientists...
19-Aug-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wistar Receives the Pennsylvania Dept. Of Labor & Industry Apprenticeship Grant to Further Explore Workforce Development Through Career Education

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Wistar has been awarded a Nontraditional Apprenticeship Grant by the Pa. Dept. of Labor & Industry to explore implementing the Biomedical Technician Training Program for the Pa. region.
11-Aug-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Low Oxygen, High Risk: How Tumors Adapt to Become More Aggressive

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Wistar scientists have identified a novel mechanism that selectively operates in hypoxic tumors to enable tumor cells to thrive and continue to proliferate despite a low oxygen environment. Dario C. Altieri, M.D., Wistar’s President and CEO and...
4-Aug-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wistar Scientists Identify Marker for Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells

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Wistar scientists have identified a marker that distinguishes PMN-MDSCs from neutrophils in the blood of patients with a variety of cancers.
3-Aug-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

T-Cells Can Be Directed to Treat a Variety of Ovarian Cancers

Scientists at The Wistar Institute have discovered a receptor-protein that is expressed on the surface of different types of ovarian tumor cells, including clear cell and mucinous ovarian tumors, two of the most aggressive subtypes of the disease....
28-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Wistar Institute and Partners Receive Nearly $23 Million from NIH to Advance HIV Cure Research

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NIH awards Wistar and partners nearly $23M grant for HIV cure research
13-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wistar Scientists Show How Mitochondria Are Exploited in Cancer for Tumor Cell Motility and Metastatic Competence

Scientists at The Wistar Institute have identified a specific network of proteins present in mitochondria of tumor cells that is essential for maintaining a clean function of mitochondria, enabling not only the proliferation of tumor cells but also...
6-Jul-2016 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Wistar Institute Names Jeff Fahnoe Chief Information Officer

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Jeff Fahnoe appointed Wistar Chief Information Officer
29-Jun-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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