External Advisory Board

The Wistar Institute External Advisory Board is a group of world-renowned scientists with broad scientific expertise who meet annually to review the Institute’s strategic plan, faculty for promotion, the Institute’s finance and facilities, and provide the President of The Wistar Institute with advice in these areas. 


Edward Ziff, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biochemistry
New York University


Dafna Bar-Sagi, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President and Vice Dean for Science
Chief Scientific Officer
NYU Langone Medical Center

Eric Fearon, M.D., Ph.D.

Emanuel N. Maisal Professor of Oncology
Professor, Depts. of Internal Medicine, Human Genetics and Pathology
Associate Director for Basic Science and Deputy Director
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

Patrick S. Moore, M.D., MPH

Director, Cancer Virology Program
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute 

M. Celeste Simon, Ph.D.

Scientific Director & Investigator
Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine

David L. Wiest, Ph.D.

Fox Chase Cancer Center