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The Wistar Institute

3601 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104


Office: 215-898-3926

Fax: 215-573-2097



Russel E. Kaufman, M.D., is president emeritus of The Wistar Institute. In addition to his administrative leadership, Dr. Kaufman maintains an active research program, investigating how normal blood cells contribute to the growth of tumors and the role of genetic mechanisms in cancer biology. 


Dr. Kaufman has been a pace-setter for the growing life sciences industry in the greater Philadelphia region.

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