Wistar Wire: Melanoma

Ben Leach
Dr. Meenhard Herlyn
Dr. Meenhard Herlyn
New research from the lab of Dr. Meenhard Herlyn shows that a combination of drugs might be able to halt mutated melanoma cells from finding alternative pathways and new ways to grow and spread after being treated with targeted therapies.
Cancer, Genes, Melanoma
Ben Leach
(l to r): Drs. Jessie Villanueva & Ashani Weeraratna
(l to r): Drs. Jessie Villanueva & Ashani Weeraratna
The Melanoma Research Foundation awarded prestigious grants to two Wistar scientists to support their pioneering work into how the deadliest form of skin cancer grows and spreads in the hopes of finding better, long-lasting treatments, especially for advanced forms of the disease.
Awards, Cancer, Melanoma
Ben Leach
Team WiSTARS at Miles for Melanoma
Team WiSTARS at Miles for Melanoma
More than 900 people participated in Miles for Melanoma at The Philadelphia Zoo and helped raise more than $100,000 for skin cancer research.
Events, Melanoma
Ben Leach
The annual run and walk is sponsored by the Noreen O’Neill Foundation for Melanoma Research and benefits Wistar’s Melanoma Research Center.
Events, Melanoma