Wistar and the University of South Florida researchers have advanced a novel compound that specifically targets the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress response that is frequently hyperactivated in cancer and promotes survival of cancer cells during...
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Wistar Earns ‘Exceptional’ Rating for NCI Cancer Center Support Grant for the Second Review Cycle in a Row, Demonstrating Strength of Science
The Wistar Institute’s Cancer Center has received an “exceptional” rating on its Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) application from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for the second review cycle in a row and the grant has been recommended...
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New approach for delivery of DNA-encoded monoclonal antibodies (DMAbs) has been reported by Wistar scientists. This new technology allows direct production of monoclonal antibody-like molecules in living animals.
5-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers at The Wistar Institute have created a drug candidate for cancers associated with Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), the virus that causes infectious mononucleosis.
5-Mar-2019 10:40 AM EST Add to Favorites
New Insight Into the Balance Between the Tumor-suppressive and Tumor-promoting Effects of Cellular Senescence
Researchers at The Wistar Institute have described a novel role of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) metabolism in the ability of senescent cells to release tumor-promoting molecules.
18-Feb-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Combination of T Cell Therapy and Targeted Therapy as a Novel Strategy for Therapy-resistant Melanoma with Mutations in the BRAF Gene
Collaborative research by The Wistar Institute and Moffitt Cancer Center has demonstrated that BRAF targeted therapies render resistant melanoma more sensitive to the attack of killer T cells.
14-Feb-2019 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
The Wistar Institute announces that it was awarded more than $16M in federal research funds in support of its groundbreaking research in cancer, immunology and infectious diseases.
11-Feb-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
A novel, synthetic DNA vaccine developed at The Wistar Institute induces protective immunity against Mayaro virus (MAYV), a mosquito-borne infection endemic to South America, that has the potential to become a global emerging viral threat.
5-Feb-2019 4:10 PM EST Add to Favorites
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Dr. Luis Montaner, Wistar Institute HIV/AIDS Expert, Can Address His Work in the Search for a Cure, for World AIDS Day
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The Winter Sun May Not Be Warm, but Still Can Be Dangerous. Wistar Melanoma Expert on Wintertime UV Risks
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