Wistar Wire: Cancer

Ben Leach
With this atlas, researchers can link genes to almost every type of human cell.
With this atlas, researchers can link genes to almost every type of human cell.
The international consortium brought together more than 100 laboratories, including that of The Wistar Institute's Meenhard Herlyn, to tackle this ambitious, ground-breaking project.
Cancer, Genes
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Molecular models of the LIMD2 protein.
Molecular models of the LIMD2 protein.
Metastasis is the tipping point, when a malignant tumor goes from bad to nearly unstoppable. Recently, the laboratory of Wistar's Frank Rasucher, III, Ph.D., announced their discovery of what may be a potent driver for metastasis, a protein called LIMD2. Learn more about how LIMD2 might represent a new era in stopping the spread of cancer.
Cancer
Ben Leach
The program, which has been provided more than $18 million toward funding research at The Wistar Institute since 2002, experienced severe budget cuts which have threatened research projects across the state.
Cancer
Ben Leach
After an extensive review, the National Cancer Institute recommended that The Wistar Institute Cancer Center receive $14.9 million in funding over the next five years to support infrastructure and research facilities.
Cancer, Funding