Scientists

With a focus on team science, the principal investigators work independently and in collaboration with their colleagues, at Wistar and beyond. Wistar investigators strive to unlock knowledge about the mechanisms underlying diseases, with the ultimate goal of finding new ways to diagnose and treat illness.
  • Steven M. Albelda, M.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Ravi K. Amaravadi, M.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Devraj Basu, M.D., Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Joseph Bennett, M.D.
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • Michael R. Betts, Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Timothy M. Block, Ph.D.
    Drexel University
  • Mark Borowsky, M.D.
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • Mark G. Cadungog, M.D.
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • Rumela Chakrabarti, Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Dennis E. Discher, Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Cesare Furlanello, Ph.D.
    Fondazione Bruno Kessler
  • David S. Garlick, D.V.M.
    Pathology Consultant
  • Mark I. Greene, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Michael Guarino, M.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Thanos D. Halazonetis, D.D.S., Ph.D.
    University of Geneva
  • Scott Hall, M.D.
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • Katherine A. High, M.D.
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Spark Therapeutics
  • Neil Hockstein, M.D.
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • Stephanie Jean, M.D.
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • F. Bradley Johnson, M.D., Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Jamil Khatri, M.D.
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • Eric B. Kmiec, Ph.D.
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • Jay Kostman, M.D.
  • Ronen Marmorstein, Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Steven B. McMahon, Ph.D.
    Thomas Jefferson University
  • Christopher Mitchell, M.D.
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • Eric Montgomery, M.D.
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • Charles Mulligan, M.D.
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • Brian T. Nam, M.D.
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute
  • Donald O'Rourke, M.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Nicholas J. Petrelli, M.D.
    Associate Director for Translational Research, Wistar Cancer Center
    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Christiana Care Health System
  • George C. Prendergast, Ph.D.
    Lankenau Institute of Medical Research
  • Ulrich Rodeck, M.D., Ph.D.
    Thomas Jefferson University
  • Alexander Roesch, M.D.
    The Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
  • Fiona Simpkins, M.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Julia C. Tchou, M.D., Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Zhi Wei, Ph.D.
    New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Xiaowei (George) Xu, M.D., Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania