Wistar Wire: Cancer

Ben Leach
A new study from Wistar scientists has demonstrated a potential method for treating an aggressive type of ovarian cancer. A young scientist was honored for her melanoma research paper, while another traveled to Singapore to present new data about a Zika vaccine.
Awards, Cancer, Melanoma
Ben Leach
Recent studies from Wistar scientists have demonstrated new methods that could provide more effective ways of fighting the flu and cancer. Two scientists were also honored with awards for their work on melanoma.
Ben Leach
The evening commenced with a cocktail reception before Maureen M. Murphy, Ph.D., presented on what genetic mutations mean for inherited cancer syndromes, the vital role of the p53 gene, and how cancer mutations may impact treatment decisions.
Cancer, Events, Genes
Ben Leach
(l to r) Kate O'Neill and Meenhard Herlyn listen to Gordon B. Mills
(l to r) Kate O'Neill and Meenhard Herlyn listen to Gordon B. Mills
The speakers covered the major challenges facing melanoma patients today, including therapy resistance and metastatic disease, and the latest advances in science that will help improve treatment.
Cancer, Events, Melanoma