Wistar Wire: Cancer

Ben Leach
Sylvie Shaffer's design
Sylvie Shaffer's design
Reprogrammed cell metabolism finds a way around our body’s natural ability to suppress tumor cells while activating cancer-causing pathways.
Cancer, Genes
Ben Leach
Ashani Weeraratna, Ph.D.
Ashani Weeraratna, Ph.D.
Dr. Ashani Weeraratna, Associate Professor in Wistar’s Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis Program, discusses how understanding the strength of younger skin may help design more effective treatments for older patients.
Cancer, Melanoma
Ben Leach
Russel E. Kaufman, M.D.
Russel E. Kaufman, M.D.
In a new study, Russel E. Kaufman, M.D., and other researchers found that macrophages may be responsible for patients becoming resistant to treatment.
Cancer, Genes
Ben Leach
(l to r): Rauscher, Zhang, Conejo-Garcia
(l to r): Rauscher, Zhang, Conejo-Garcia
Three Wistar scientists with cross-disciplinary research expertise will focus on advanced breast cancer and study how the disease is able to spread.
Awards, Cancer, Funding