Wistar scientists described a novel mechanism through which astrocytes, the most abundant supporting cells in the brain, also promote cancer cell growth and metastasis in the brain.
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Targeting a Novel Regulator of Mitochondrial Cell Death Delivers Anticancer Activity in Preclinical Studies
A novel anticancer molecule created by researchers at The Wistar Institute showed therapeutic activity in preclinical models of various cancer types.
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NIH New Innovator Award Given to Wistar Researcher to Unravel the Metabolic Link Between Diet, Alcohol Consumption and Cancer
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced that Zachary T. Schug, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Molecular & Cellular Oncogenesis Program at Wistar, was awarded the prestigious NIH Director’s New Innovator Award in support of his...
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Wistar Receives More than $12 Million to Fund Innovative Clinical Research on the Impact of Opioid Use on Response to Therapy in People Living with HIV
Wistar was awarded two major grants totaling more than $12 million from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, to fund an international multidisciplinary clinical research consortium spearheaded by...
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Identification of a Novel Regulator of Mitochondrial Cell Death Reveals a Promising Target for Cancer Therapy
Wistar researchers have described the role of mitochondrial fission factor (MFF) in controlling survival of cancer cells, suggesting the protein could represent a promising therapeutic target.
19-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Major Grant Awarded to Wistar Supports Development of a Novel Therapeutic Approach for Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria
Wistar has received a grant of approximately $4.6 million from the National Institutes of Health in support of innovative research to tackle antibiotic resistance.
12-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Contrary to the long-held view that semen can only act as a way to transmit HIV-1 from men to women, scientists at The Wistar Institute and the University of Puerto Rico found that frequent and sustained semen exposure can change the characteristics...
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New research from The Wistar Institute sheds light on the function of the ARID1A protein, encoded by a gene that is among the most frequently mutated across human cancers.
22-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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Dr. Luis Montaner, Wistar Institute HIV/AIDS Expert, Can Address His Work in the Search for a Cure, for World AIDS Day
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The Winter Sun May Not Be Warm, but Still Can Be Dangerous. Wistar Melanoma Expert on Wintertime UV Risks
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