Wistar Wire: Events

Darien Sutton
Wistar family on historic walking tour trace Dr. Caspar Wistar's footsteps
Wistar family on historic walking tour trace Dr. Caspar Wistar's footsteps
Wistar Descendants Came Face to Face with Mementos, Memories from the Past
Events
Ben Leach
(l to r) Richard Horowitz, Adele Schaeffer, Helen Pudlin, Dario Altieri
(l to r) Richard Horowitz, Adele Schaeffer, Helen Pudlin, Dario Altieri
Donors, supporters, scientists and friends gathered for a black-tie gala at Dilworth Park at Philadelphia’s City Hall to honor Wistar’s illustrious history of scientific achievements and board president Helen P. Pudlin, Esq..
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