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Jan. 11, 2022

The Wistar Institute Is Pleased to Announce the Promotion of Dr. Rahul Shinde to Assistant Professor, and the Promotions of Drs. Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen and Alessandro Gardini to Associate Professor

Wistar is honored these talented and accomplished scientists commit each day in their lab to bringing new and creative insights to cancer, immunology, and infectious disease research. Their original research makes them leaders in their fields and goes beyond scholarly achievement, to their belief in collaboration, and the creation of scientific symposia, and educational programs that expand their respective scientific fields. All promotions were effective as of January 1, 2022.

Congratulations to Dr. Rahul Shinde—Promoted to Assistant Professor

Blog Post
Nov. 30, 2021

Wistar Study Identifies Two Genes That Protect Ovarian Cancer from the Immune System

Discovery could make immunotherapy more effective for ovarian and other cancers.

Immunotherapy has shown significant benefits in treating many cancers, especially when combined with chemotherapy. But many cancers are resistant to immunotherapy. Ovarian cancer in particular tends to respond poorly to this kind of treatment. 

Now a new study by scientists at The Wistar Institute helps explain why.