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Wistar Receives Support of More Than $5.5M from Private Foundations and Funding Agencies

PHILADELPHIA — (Aug. 7, 2018) — In the first half of 2018, The Wistar Institute, an international biomedical research leader in cancer, immunology and infectious diseases, received funds of more than $5.5 million in grants and awards from local foundations, and national and international funding agencies to support research, education and training at the Institute.

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New Insights into the Epigenetic Control of Hematopoiesis

PHILADELPHIA — (June 28, 2018) — Scientists at The Wistar Institute have characterized a novel function for the INTS13 protein that is part of a large protein complex regulating gene transcription, called Integrator. According to study results, published online in Molecular Cell, INTS13 is required for monocytic maturation, promoting expression of lineage-specific genes.