The Wistar Institute

The Wistar Institute

The Wistar Institute

Date Founded




Charitable Causes

Cancer Research
Medical Research

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Hospitals & Patient Services
Aerospace & Defense

Company Description

The Wistar Institute provides biomedical research services. It researches on diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular, autoimmune disorders and infectious diseases and develops vaccine. The company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Director, Center for Systems & Computational Biology

President Emeritus

Vice President, Legal & External Affairs

Vice President of Academic Affairs

Vice President

Vice President for Legal & External Affairs

Associate Vice President Academic Affairs & Professor

Board of Directors

Managing General Partner at Pappas Capital LLC

Vice President at The Forest Lake Club, Inc.

Partner at Zarsy LLC

Co-Founder at Aro Biotherapeutics Co.

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Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP provides legal services. It has offices in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, California and Washington, DC. The firm practices include more than 30 areas of the law such as corporate law, construction law, bankruptcy, business reorganization, litigation services, mergers and acquisitions and real estate. Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.


Miraca Holdings Inc. operates as a holding company which provides the strategic planning, investor relations, public relations, and supervisory management of the entire group. It operates through the following segments: In Vitro Diagnostics, Clinical Laboratory Testing, and Healthcare Related. The In Vitro Diagnostic segment offers clinical laboratory testing services; collecting consigned specimens of patients from medical institutions, conducting analyses and reporting the test results back. The Clinical Laboratory Testing segment develops, manufactures and sales diagnostic products globally that are used at medical field for early detection and diagnosis. The Healthcare Related segment provides various healthcare related services, such as sterilization, clinical trial support and preventive medicine related services. It also offers rental and sale of nursing care equipment and infection preventive products. The company was founded on December 18, 1950 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Anixa Biosciences, Inc. a cancer-focused biotechnology company, is harnessing the body's immune system in the fight against cancer. Anixa is developing both diagnostics and therapeutics to detect cancer early, when it is most curable, and to treat those afflicted once diagnosed. It is developing the CchekTM platform, a series of inexpensive non-invasive blood tests for the early detection of solid tumors, which is based on the body's immune response to the presence of a malignancy. It is also developing chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) based immuno-therapy drugs which genetically engineer a patient's own immune cells to fight cancer. Anixa also continually examines emerging technologies in complementary or related fields for further development and commercialization. The company was founded on November 5, 1982 and is headquartered San Jose, CA.

OncoCyte Corp. is a pharmaceutical company. It is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel, non-invasive, liquid biopsy diagnostics for the early detection of cancer. The company was founded in September 2009 and is headquartered in Alameda, CA.

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