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Sep. 10, 2021

Education And Training For A Wistar Workforce Of Future Scientists

Building on educational efforts and a portfolio of education initiatives, Wistar has significantly invested in its mission to train future scientists.

Whether through working with the state of Pennsylvania for the accreditation of a new apprenticeship program in biomedical research, or creating local and international partnerships with colleges, universities, and companies, Wistar is advancing new cutting-edge programs to train nontraditional and underrepresented students for careers in the life sciences.

Blog Post
Sep. 10, 2021

Bold Science, Global Impact: A Transformational Roadmap for The Wistar Institute

The Wistar Institute Board of Trustees approved the 2021-2026 Strategic Plan that will catalyze the Institute’s scientific excellence, innovation, and growth. The power of science has never been clearer, and Wistar, as a single mission non-profit biomedical research institute, will seize its moment to advance discovery research that delivers new solutions to combatting global health crises.

Blog Post
Sep. 8, 2021

Viruses and Cancer

Viruses impact human health in many ways and can be the underlying agents that cause cancer.

The pandemic has reminded us how pervasive viruses are in human life. We know they can cause infection, making us very sick, but did you know that about 15 percent of all human cancers worldwide may be attributed to viruses?