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Wistar Researchers Discover Possible New Treatment for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer 

Zachary Schug, Ph.D., assistant professor at The Wistar Institute, has published a new paper in the journal Nature Cancer demonstrating a double-acting mechanism for fighting a particularly aggressive, difficult-to-treat form of breast cancer.
18-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Wistar Institute Recruits Dr. Avi Srivastava as Assistant Professor   

Wistar is pleased to announce the recruitment of Avi Srivastava, Ph.D., to the Ellen and Ronald Caplan Cancer Center, where he joins Wistar’s Gene Expression and Regulation Program as an Assistant Professor.
7-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wistar Researchers Discover Potential Target for Gastric Cancers Associated with Epstein-Barr Virus

Now, scientists at The Wistar Institute have discovered a potential target for gastric cancers associated with Epstein-Barr Virus; study results were published in the journal mBio.
22-Aug-2023 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Wistar Institute Recruits Virology Expert Alexander Price, Ph.D., to Cancer Center

The Wistar Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexander Price, Ph.D., as assistant professor in the Gene Expression and Regulation Program of the Ellen and Ronald Caplan Cancer Center at The Wistar Institute.
9-Aug-2023 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Wistar Institute Appoints Life Sciences Consultant and Entrepreneur Joy Taylor to its Board of Trustees

The Wistar Institute, a global leader in biomedical research in cancer, immunology and infectious disease, is pleased to welcome Joy Taylor to its Board of Trustees. Taylor is CEO of EastEdge Consulting Services, a Pennsylvania-based management...
8-Aug-2023 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Community Partnership Model Boosts Inclusion of Participants into HIV Cure-Directed Research

Scientists have long used community advisory boards to engage communities and provide feedback on studies, but this model has limitations. Now, Wistar Institute researchers are sharing how a more inclusive model for community engagement can lead to...
19-Jul-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wistar Honors Pediatric HIV Researcher in 27th Annual Jonathan Lax Memorial Award Lecture

Wistar hosts its 27th Jonathan Lax Memorial Lecture Thursday, June 29th at 5:30 pm EST.
22-Jun-2023 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wistar Institute Study Gives New Insight into How Cancer Metastasizes to the Brain 

PHILADELPHIA — (June 20, 2023) — When cancer that starts in the body metastasizes to the brain, it is almost always lethal, in part because so few treatment options exist. Now a new study by Wistar scientists published in Nature Communications...
20-Jun-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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