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Director of AIDS Research Center to give Wistar Institute's 1999 Jonathan Lax Memorial Lecture

. : Bruce D. Walker, MD, Director, Partners AIDS Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston. . .Dr. Walker's lecture is titled, "HIV Infection: Immune-Mediated Control." . . . The Joseph N. Grossman, MD Auditorium . The Wistar Institute . 3601 Spruce Street...

Wistar scientist receives Arthritis Foundation award

.PHILADELPHIA-- Lisa Spain, PhD, a scientist at The Wistar Institute, received.the 1999 Stewart J. McCracken, MD Award from the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of.the Arthritis Foundation. She was given this recognition for having the highest.rated research project in Eastern Pennsylvania.. .Dr. Spain's research focuses on how T cells, which are immune system cells that.fight disease, are formed d...

Wistar Institute Facility distinguished as center of excellence by Ben Franklin Technology PArtners of Southeastern Pennsylvania for second year

. .Philadelphia, July 22, 1999-- The Wistar Institute's Recombinant Protein and.Structure Evaluation Center has been admitted to the Ben Franklin Technology.PArtners of Southeastern Pennsylvania's Center of Excellence Network Program for.the second consecutive year.. ."We are pleased to welcome Wistar back for a second year based on the success of.their center. Wistar's contribution of resou...

National Cancer Institute awards Wistar Institute $6.6 million for melanoma research

.Philadelphia --The Wistar Institute has been awarded a $6.6 million five-year.program project grant by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for research on.metastatic melanoma. This is the 20th consecutive year Wistar has received an.NCI program project grant for this research, directed by Wistar biologist,.Meenhard Herlyn, D.V.M. . .Wistar's melanoma research program is one of the largest in...

Wistar scientist awarded American Cancer Society grant for research on tumor killing cells

.Philadelphia-- Daniela Santoli, Ph.D., a professor in The Wistar Institute's.Tumor Immunology Program, has been awarded a $300,000 two-year grant from the.American Cancer Society for a Phase I/II trial of TALL-104 cells in patients.with metastatic melanoma.. .TALL-104 is a "killer" cell line derived from the cells of a child with a rare.form of T-cell leukemia. Dr. Santoli has found that TALL-...

Research Grant To Wistar Institute Involves Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation In Breast Cancer Research

.Philadelphia--For the second year in a row, The Wistar Institute medical research.laboratory of Daniela Santoli, Ph.D., has been awarded a Linda Creed Breast.Cancer Foundation grant. The $20,000 award will support continued research on.TALL-104 cells, which show promise in the treatment of breast cancer. . .According to Lisa Brownstein, President of the Linda Creed Breast Cancer.Foundation, th...

Lupus Foundation Of America Awards Summer Internship To Student Working At Wistar Institute

.PHILADELPHIA, Penn. -- Su-jean Seo, a native of Corbin, Kentucky, has been awarded the.Lupus Foundation of America's Gina Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship for.a research project she is conducting at The Wistar Institute. . The fellowship was designed to encourage young scientists to participate.in lupus related research under the supervision of an established scientific.investi...

Wistar Scientist Awarded American Cancer Society Grant For Study Of Tumor Suppressor Proteins

.Philadelphia -- Wistar scientist, Ronen Marmorstein, Ph.D., has been awarded a.$322,000 three-year grant from the American Cancer Society. The funds will be.used to support his research into the structure and function of proteins.involved in the development of a variety of human cancers.. .Lung, breast, brain, bone, skin, bladder, kidney and ovarian cancers all share a.common characteristic --...
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