Wistar Wire: Cancer

Ben Leach
Louise Showe, Ph.D.
Louise Showe, Ph.D.
The diagnostic tool, developed by Wistar’s Louise Showe, would be able to use blood samples to diagnose patients with lung cancer at earlier stages when the disease is easier to treat.
Cancer, Genes
Ben Leach
Meenhard Herlyn, D.V.M., D.Sc.
Meenhard Herlyn, D.V.M., D.Sc.
Wistar’s Dr. Meenhard Herlyn leads researchers from The Wistar Institute and the University of Pennsylvania to develop new therapies for melanoma.
Cancer, Funding, Melanoma
Ben Leach
Clemens Krepler, M.D.
Clemens Krepler, M.D.
Wistar scientist Clemens Krepler uses patient tumors to create avatars—stand-ins for the patients in which to test new therapies and determine which ones to avoid.
Cancer, Genes, Melanoma
Ben Leach
Dario C. Altieri, M.D.
Dario C. Altieri, M.D.
Wistar researchers discover how removing an oncogene—a gene that may promote cancer—from mice can lead to healthier, cancer-free mice that demonstrate fewer signs of aging.
Cancer, Genes