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Learn more about how you can support a variety of projects at Wistar.

Wistar Science Discovery Fund

At Wistar, we encourage our donors to join us as partners and to become an integrated part of solving the scientific puzzles that we are working on. The donor-advised WSDF allows philanthropists to join our researchers in trying to solve the issues that most interest them.

Women & Science

The Women & Science program at The Wistar Institute spotlights how basic and clinical research work together to improve women’s health. The program also features the contribution of women scientists to biomedical research and raises funds to promote their work.

Speakers include Wistar scientists and renowned guest researchers who discuss topics such as cancer, aging, vaccines, immune disorders and allergies, HIV, and infectious diseases, all in an approachable way for a non-scientific audience.

Training Programs

A dedication to education and training has always been central to The Wistar Institute's mission. The original deed of trust establishing the Institute sets as one of the new organization's primary goals that it works for "the increase of original scientific knowledge" in biology, as well as, human, comparative, and pathological anatomy and those subjects "kindred to them." The identification of this goal relates to another important aim, that "the object of the laboratories" of the Institute "shall be for the improvement and research of postgraduate or advanced students." Training programs for undergraduate and high school students have also been established at the Institute.