Wistar Wire

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
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and it comes at a time when vaccines are considered crucial in the fight against deadly viruses like Ebola and seasonal influenza.
Vaccines
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