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Research Areas

Gifts may be made to advance Wistar’s scientific investigation in general or in specific research areas.

Wistar scientists investigate a variety of health problems afflicting humankind. Their work offers fundamental insights into the mechanisms of health and disease while opening avenues toward more effective therapies.

The following examples illustrate the broad range of health conditions under study at Wistar today, although the list is not all encompassing.


Breast Cancer | Melanoma | Prostate Cancer | Leukemia | Lymphoma | Myeloma | Ovarian Cancer | Brain Tumors


Malaria | Ebola | HIV | CHIKV | Zika | Influenza | Rabies | HPV | SARS-CoV-2

Contact Us

For more information on how you can support research at Wistar, contact:

Anita Pepper, Ph.D.
The Wistar Institute
3601 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104