Wistar Wire: Genes

Ben Leach
Louise Showe, Ph.D.
Louise Showe, Ph.D.
The diagnostic tool, developed by Wistar’s Louise Showe, would be able to use blood samples to diagnose patients with lung cancer at earlier stages when the disease is easier to treat.
Cancer, Genes
Ben Leach
Clemens Krepler, M.D.
Clemens Krepler, M.D.
Wistar scientist Clemens Krepler uses patient tumors to create avatars—stand-ins for the patients in which to test new therapies and determine which ones to avoid.
Cancer, Genes, Melanoma
Ben Leach
Dario C. Altieri, M.D.
Dario C. Altieri, M.D.
Wistar researchers discover how removing an oncogene—a gene that may promote cancer—from mice can lead to healthier, cancer-free mice that demonstrate fewer signs of aging.
Cancer, Genes
Ben Leach
Maureen Murphy, Ph.D.
Maureen Murphy, Ph.D.
Murphy answers questions about scientific research, and how she showed people "that the rewards of science outweigh any difficulty."
Cancer, Genes