Wistar Wire: 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
Ben Leach
Team WiSTARS at Miles for Melanoma
Team WiSTARS at Miles for Melanoma
More than 900 people participated in Miles for Melanoma at The Philadelphia Zoo and helped raise more than $100,000 for skin cancer research.
Events, Melanoma
Ben Leach
The annual run and walk is sponsored by the Noreen O’Neill Foundation for Melanoma Research and benefits Wistar’s Melanoma Research Center.
Events, Melanoma
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