Wistar Wire: Genes

Ben Leach
Kazuko Nishikura, Ph.D.
Kazuko Nishikura, Ph.D.
Dr. Nishikura is studying a connection between RNA editing and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in older people.
Awards, Genes
Ben Leach
Paul M. Lieberman, Ph.D.
Paul M. Lieberman, Ph.D.
In a newly published study, Paul Lieberman and his lab report how this aggressive virus known for cold sores can manipulate the protective ends of our chromosomes to replicate and spread.
Genes
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
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