Articles: Philadelphia Science Festival

Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

The long-running Wistar Authors Series is no stranger to hosting award-winning science and medical writers, but the Institute’s latest guest set a standard that might be difficult to top. 

Wistar takes part in inaugural Philadelphia Science Festival

From the days when folks like Caspar Wistar, Benjamin Franklin, and David Rittenhouse graced the Colonial scene to its modern role as a powerhouse in technology and biomedicine, one thing is clear: Philadelphia is a science town.