Wistar Wire: Cancer

Ben Leach
Ashani Weeraratna, Ph.D.
Ashani Weeraratna, Ph.D.
Melanoma, even more than other cancer types, is a “disease of aging,” whose incidence increases and whose outcome worsens with age. This was the take home message from the latest installment of Wistar’s Women and Science Program featuring Ashani Weeraratna, Ph.D.
Cancer, Events, Melanoma
Ben Leach
Amanpreet Kaur
Amanpreet Kaur
Wistar’s Training Program selected Amanpreet Kaur in the Weeraratna Lab for her ongoing work in tumor progression and therapy resistance among elderly melanoma patients.
Darien Sutton
Dr. Maureen Murphy (on right) and postdoctoral fellow Subhasree Basu
Dr. Maureen Murphy (on right) and postdoctoral fellow Subhasree Basu
WHYY’s The Pulse profiles Dr. Maureen Murphy’s research on why there is higher cancer risk among people of African descent.
Cancer, Commentary, Genes
Ben Leach
(l to r) Amanpreet Kaur, Marie Webster
(l to r) Amanpreet Kaur, Marie Webster
Marie Webster will be able to transition from a postdoctoral researcher into a principal investigator, while Amanpreet Kaur will jumpstart her postdoctoral research.
Awards, Cancer, Melanoma