Wistar Wire: Events

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(left to right) Stanley A. Plotkin, M.D.; Brian H. Dovey
(left to right) Stanley A. Plotkin, M.D.; Brian H. Dovey
On October 26, 2013, these two men were honored for their significant contributions to the past, present, and future of the Wistar Institute in a fundraising event and black tie gala.
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Young Chan Chae, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the Altieri Laboratory, wins the 2013 Ching Jer Chern Memorial Award for the best scientific paper. The Chern Award is given in memory of Ching Jer Chern, Ph.D., a member of Wistar’s scientific staff from 1974 until his death from cancer in 1987. His wife June Chern established the endowment that funds the award in 1989 and she and her family continue to support the efforts of Wistar’s postdoctoral fellows.
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Several remarkable Civil War artifacts from The Wistar Institute vault will travel to Virginia’s Colonial National Historical Park as part of an exhibit honoring the Institute's founder Gen. Isaac J. Wistar, on view from July 20, 2013, through May, 2014.
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On May 19th, 2013, The Wistar Institute hosted Melanoma Awareness Day at Citizens Bank Park, presented by Citizens Bank and Independence Blue Cross.
Events, Melanoma