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The Wistar Institute and Christiana Care Health System Company Profile

02:48 EDT 20th October 2018 | BioPortfolio

The Wistar Institute is an international leader in biomedical research with special expertise in cancer research and vaccine development. Founded in 1892 as the first independent nonprofit biomedical research institute in the country, Wistar has long held the prestigious Cancer Center designation from the National Cancer Institute. The Institute works actively to ensure that research advances move from the laboratory to the clinic as quickly as possible. The Wistar Institute: Today’s Discoveries – Tomorrow’s Cures. On the Web at www.wistar.org.


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Age-related changes in skin structure & lymphatic system promote melanoma metastasis

(The Wistar Institute) Changes in the structure of the skin and the lymphatic system that occur with the natural aging process create permissive conditions for melanoma metastasis, according to two st...

Researchers use CRISPR to edit DNA outside of the cell for the first time

(Burness) Scientists at Christiana Care Health System's Gene Editing Institute have developed a potentially breakthrough CRISPR gene-editing tool. It could allow researchers to take fragments of DNA e...

Wistar receives Clinical Research Forum Award for DNA-based Zika research

(The Wistar Institute) The Wistar Institute and partners at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Inovio Pharmaceuticals, and GeneOne Life Science were recognized among th...

Christiana Care Health System successfully reduces opioid prescriptions

Before surgeon Emily Penman, M.D., begins a mastectomy or lumpectomy, her lightly sedated patient receives a nerve block, an injection of medicine to control pain after surgery.

DNA vaccine against Ebola virus shows potent & long-term efficacy in preclinical studies

(The Wistar Institute) A novel synthetic DNA vaccine developed based on technology pioneered by scientists at The Wistar Institute Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center offers complete protection from Zaire ...

Targeting telomerase as therapeutic strategy for melanoma

(The Wistar Institute) Targeting telomerase was effective at killing NRAS-mutant melanoma cells, and the impact was further enhanced when the strategy was paired with an inhibitor of mitochondrial fun...

Older melanoma patients have better response to immune checkpoint blockade therapy

(The Wistar Institute) Patient age correlates with response to immunotherapy in melanoma and depleting regulatory T cells in young patients may have a therapeutic potential to enhance response in youn...

Enhancing immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy using treatment combination

(The Wistar Institute) A combination of a novel inhibitor of the protein CK2 (Casein kinase 2) and an immune checkpoint inhibitor has dramatically greater antitumor activity than either inhibitor alon...

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N.A. Semashko, the First People's Commissar of Health Care.

The article is devoted to 100th anniversary of organization of the Narkomzdrav of the Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic. The input of N.A. Semashko, the People's Commissar of Health Care, is p...

Defining Value of Cancer Therapeutics-A Health System Perspective.

Because of the rising costs of cancer care and ongoing challenges in ensuring access to quality care, there is an increasing need to prioritize spending and define the benefits of therapy in proportio...

The Mexican Experience Adapting CenteringPregnancy: Lessons Learned in a Publicly Funded Health Care System Serving Vulnerable Women.

Group antenatal care is an innovative model of health care in which all components of antenatal care-clinical, educational, and supportive-happen in a group context with health care professionals as f...

A paucity of strategies for developing health literate organisations: A systematic review.

People with low health literacy are more likely to delay seeking care and experience adverse outcomes. While health literacy is the product of individuals' capacities, it is also affected by the compl...

Hospitalization among migrants in Italy: Access to health care as an opportunity for integration and inclusion.

This paper analyzes migrant access to health care by comparing hospitalizations of native and immigrant population with respect the Tuscany Region (Italy). In the analyses, a critical gap both for leg...

Clinical Trials [12469 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

A Phase II Study of Adjuvant Use of Anti-Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor EGFR-425 in High Grade Gliomas

data from the wistar institute indicated that this anti-body labeled with iodine-125 would localized in the tumor cells of high grade gliomas of the brain. the project combines surgery, r...

Impact of a Training-action About Projects Leading for the Improvement of Care Quality in Managing Practice of Health Executive

The present study focuses on the quality of care and how the health executives can bring it to a central place in their management. A training-action has been set-up at the Health Executiv...

Measuring Herpes Zoster and PHN Associated Burden of Illness and Health Care Utilization Costs in Thailand

Total 7 institutions will be recruited i.e. Clinical Infectious Disease Research Unit Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine Mahidol University,Bamrasnara...

Telemedicine-Based Collaborative Care to Reduce Rural Disparities

Across the country, Community Health Centers are participating in the Health Disparities Collaboratives sponsored by the Health Services Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The ...

MedStar Pathway to Diabetes Control

The MedStar Diabetes Institute (MDI), in partnership with key MedStar Health system diabetes stakeholders, seeks to implement an evidence-based innovative integrated care pathway for MedSt...

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The Wistar Institute and Christiana Care Health System

The Wistar Institute is an international leader in biomedical research with special expertise in cancer research and vaccine development. Founded in 1892 as the first independent ...

Christiana Care Health System

Christiana Care Health System, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 17th in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is a ma...

Ignite Institute

The Ignite Institute is a new non-profit institute based in the National Capital region. Ignite is the first entity to fully integrate biomedical research, development, commercialization and clinical...

Baylor Scott & White Research Institute

Formed from the 2013 merger between Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare, the system referred to as Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit hea...

Baylor Health Care System Foundation

Baylor Health Care System Foundation, a separately incorporated not-for-profit organization, raises and manages charitable funds to support Baylor Health Care System's mission of providing exemplary h...

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