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The Wistar Institute, Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center and Baruch S. Blumberg Institute Forge Strategic Collaboration to Support Regional Biotech Startups

Wistar Institute has formed a collaboration with the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center and the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute to accelerate the advancement of “bench to bedside” biomedical research discoveries in the tri-state region.
9-May-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wistar Scientists Discover Innate Tumor Suppression Mechanism

Wistar Institute researchers have uncovered a key mechanism as to how p53 suppresses tumors.
4-May-2023 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Identify a Plant-based Compound that Inhibits Reactivation of the HIV Viral Reservoir, Giving the Immune System a Break

Wistar Institute researchers identified hopeaphenol, a natural plant-based compound, as possessing antiviral properties that are effective against HIV.
28-Mar-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wistar Scientists Identify a Gene Signature to Assess Cancer Risk in People

Wistar scientists have identified a gene signature that accurately predicts the functioning of P53 variants, important information to assessing cancer risk and optimizing choices for cancer therapeutics.
6-Feb-2023 3:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Wistar Institute Announces New Cotswold Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship and Selected Fellow

The Cotswold Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship is a new fellowship totaling $500,000 over the course of five years to support a postdoctoral researcher studying immunology, cancer research, or vaccine biology at The Wistar Institute.
31-Jan-2023 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Michael Criscuolo joins The Wistar Institute as Vice President of Development

The Wistar Institute, which has recently launched a $75 million programmatic campaign investing in biomedical advances, announces the appointment of Michael Criscuolo as Vice President of Development.
24-Jan-2023 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Wistar Institute HIV Researchers Win Grant to Explore Genetically Engineered Natural Killer Cells as HIV Therapy

amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, has awarded Luis J. Montaner, D.V.M., D.Phil., in collaboration with Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen, Ph.D., a Target Grant for $397,663 over two years.
19-Jan-2023 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Wistar Institute’s Maureen Murphy Named Deputy Director of the Ellen and Ronald Caplan Cancer

Maureen Murphy, Ph.D., has been named Deputy Director of the Ellen and Ronald Caplan Cancer Center at The Wistar Institute. Murphy will guide the growth of the Cancer Center through expanding research initiatives and collaboration, education and...
12-Jan-2023 1:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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