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Wistar Institute: Timeline of key events
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|2006||Vaccine approved for preventing rotavirus, a major kiler of children||Plotkin, Clark, Offit||Wistar Institute||Vaccine, Virology|
|15 Nov 2006||New enzyme identified as suppressor of p53 protein, a key molecule for controlling cancer in humans||Berger||Wistar Institute, Vienna Biocenter||Oncology, p53|
|13 Nov 2007||Inappropriate activation of telomerase, an enzyme, shown to be associated with uncontrollable proliferation of cells seen in human cancers||Skordalakes||Wistar Institute||Oncology|
|2008||Structure of telomerase, an enzyme that conserves the ends of chomosomes, was decoded||Wistar Institute||DNA, genetics|
|31 Jan 2008||New vaccine delivery system unveiled for preventing viral diseases||Ertl||Wistar Institute||Vaccines, Virology|
|23 Jun 2016||FDA approved first clinical trial for zika virus vaccine||Weiner||Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Inovio Pharmaceuticals, GeneOne Life Science, Public Health Agency of Canada||Vaccines, Virology|
|Aug 2016||Marker identified for myeloid-derived suppressor cells, a type of cell associated with tumour resistance to certain cancer treatments||Wistar Institute||Immunology, Immunotherapy, Oncology|
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