Wistar Wire

Darien Sutton
Reeti Behera (left) with mentor Dr. Weeraratna
Reeti Behera (left) with mentor Dr. Weeraratna
Reeti Behera, Ph.D., a talented postdoctoral fellow who has worked in the Weeraratna lab at Wistar since 2014, successfully made the career transition from hands-on bench scientist to a scientific program administrator for the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR).
Ben Leach
Recent studies from Wistar scientists have demonstrated new methods that could provide more effective ways of fighting the flu and cancer. Two scientists were also honored with awards for their work on melanoma.
Ben Leach
The evening commenced with a cocktail reception before Maureen M. Murphy, Ph.D., presented on what genetic mutations mean for inherited cancer syndromes, the vital role of the p53 gene, and how cancer mutations may impact treatment decisions.
Cancer, Events, Genes
Ben Leach
(l to r) Kate O'Neill and Meenhard Herlyn listen to Gordon B. Mills
(l to r) Kate O'Neill and Meenhard Herlyn listen to Gordon B. Mills
The speakers covered the major challenges facing melanoma patients today, including therapy resistance and metastatic disease, and the latest advances in science that will help improve treatment.
Cancer, Events, Melanoma