Wistar Wire: Cancer

Ben Leach
Dario C. Altieri, M.D.
Dario C. Altieri, M.D.
Scientists at the Wistar Institute found that a class of drugs called PI3K inhibitors appears to cause tumor cells to behave in a way that helps them grow and spread.
Cancer
Ben Leach
(L to R): Sofia Lisanti, June Chern, Benjamin Bitler
(L to R): Sofia Lisanti, June Chern, Benjamin Bitler
Groundbreaking work on ovarian cancer treatment and a target for cancer in mitochondria were selected as the best papers written by postdoctoral fellows at Wistar in the past year.
Awards, Cancer
Ben Leach
Qihong Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Qihong Huang, M.D., Ph.D.
Qihong Huang, M.D., Ph.D., and his colleagues identified a protein that circulates in the blood that appears to be a more effective way of catching the deadly disease in its earliest stages.
Cancer, Genes
Ben Leach
Photo courtesy of the American Skin Association
Photo courtesy of the American Skin Association
The veteran scientist was recently honored along with celebrities and philanthropists at a special gala in New York City.
Awards, Cancer, Melanoma