Wistar Wire: 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
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