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2014 Lab Photo outside of The Wistar Institute
Meenhard Herlyn, D.V.M., D.Sc.
Caspar Wistar Professor of Melanoma Research
Director, Melanoma Research Center
Leader, Molecular & Cellular Oncogenesis Program
The Wistar Institute
3601 Spruce Street, Room 472
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The microscope in the image belonged to William E. Horner, M.D., a collaborator with Caspar Wistar, M.D., in the early 1800s.
Dr. Horner, a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania, was a pioneer of the use of microscopes in anatomical and medical research. He authored Special Anatomy and Histology, a seminal text on the subject.