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
Induction of Potent Anticancer Immunity Through Rapid Tumor Antigen Identification and Conversion to Personalized Synthetic DNA Vaccines
Wistar scientists and collaborators demonstrated the utility of an optimized synthetic DNA vaccine platform for rapidly inducing immunity against unique combinations of tumor neoantigens.
22-Jan-2019 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
Wistar, along with partners Penn Medicine and Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announce the FDA has approved the initiation of a first-in-human clinical trial investigating safety and tolerability of a novel synthetic DNA-encoded monoclonal antibody...
8-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Engineered DNA-encoded PCSK9 Inhibitors May Provide an Effective Alternative for Treating High Cholesterol
Researchers at The Wistar Institute have developed novel synthetic DNA-encoded monoclonal antibodies (DMAbs) directed against PCSK9, a protein key to regulating cholesterol levels in the bloodstream.
5-Dec-2018 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
Wistar researchers have characterized the function of neutrophils, a type of white blood cells, during early stages of tumor progression, showing that they migrate from the bone marrow to distant sites and facilitate tumor cell seeding and...
15-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT 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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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
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