Wistar Wire: Melanoma

Ben Leach
Ashani Weeraratna, Ph.D.
Ashani Weeraratna, Ph.D.
In a landmark study, Wistar’s Ashani Weeraratna and her colleagues showed how some therapies that work in younger patients might not provide the same benefits for older patients with the same disease.
Cancer, Melanoma
Darien Sutton
Jeremy Moore during speed science
Jeremy Moore during speed science
Ambassadors came out for speed science—yes that exists! Opportunity to meet scientists and converse on work revolving around telomerase function, ovarian cancer and melanoma.
Cancer, Events, Melanoma
Ben Leach
Dr. Meenhard Herlyn
Dr. Meenhard Herlyn
New research from the lab of Dr. Meenhard Herlyn shows that a combination of drugs might be able to halt mutated melanoma cells from finding alternative pathways and new ways to grow and spread after being treated with targeted therapies.
Cancer, Genes, Melanoma
Ben Leach
(l to r): Drs. Jessie Villanueva & Ashani Weeraratna
(l to r): Drs. Jessie Villanueva & Ashani Weeraratna
The Melanoma Research Foundation awarded prestigious grants to two Wistar scientists to support their pioneering work into how the deadliest form of skin cancer grows and spreads in the hopes of finding better, long-lasting treatments, especially for advanced forms of the disease.
Awards, Cancer, Melanoma