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May. 21, 2019

“Science is the Answer” Celebrated at Wistar Party

In the beautiful setting of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Wistar friends attended this year’s Wistar Party, a celebration of Wistar science that has carried on for decades, and an opportunity for the Institute to express its gratitude to our most committed supporters.

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May. 8, 2019

A Tale of Families, Genes and Resilience

Recently, Wistar had the great honor of bestowing its annual Women & Science’s Helen Dean King Award upon Dr. Mary-Claire King, one of the most esteemed and productive scientists of our time, in recognition of her seminal contributions to science and human health. 

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Apr. 24, 2019

How CURE Boosts the Health of Pennsylvanians

Wistar investigators receive support through the Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement Program (CURE), which funds health research across Pennsylvania. Each year in early May, representatives from Wistar and fellow institutions who are part of the Pennsylvania Cancer Alliance engage legislators to reinforce the importance and impact of CURE funding.