The Wistar Institute is dedicated to basic biomedical research—investigation driven by the desire of Wistar researchers to answer fundamental scientific questions. Throughout its history, the ability of Wistar scientists to explore their research interests has yielded new therapies, vaccines, and insights that have profoundly influenced the progress of both science and medicine. Wistar recognizes that collaboration is one of its traditional strengths, and today the Institute takes a team science approach to translating basic scientific discoveries into practical therapies.
The Wistar Institute Cancer Center
The Wistar Institute Cancer Center merges basic cancer research with advances pertinent to cancer prevention, diagnosis, and therapy.