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Wistar Institute President and CEO Russel E. Kaufman
Russel E. Kaufman
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at Wistar Institute as an intern


    Great Place to work, professional environment. I knew what was expected of me. As in intern i did not receive any benifits


    No clue why they didn't keep me on board as a regular employee. My boss said the funding ran out and than he left the company two weeks after me. The board of directors began to make lots of adjustments.

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    People seemed to be valued for their unique skill sets and company was presented as an overall decent organization with supportive management staff.

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Website www.wistar.upenn.edu
Headquarters Philadelphia, PA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1892
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Health Care
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

When the ailing wish upon a star, Wistar might be able to find them a cure. Founded in 1892, The Wistar Institute is a not-for-profit biomedical research institution concentrating on major diseases such as cancer, immune-system disorders, heart ailments, and infectious diseases. The institute operates from about 30 laboratories with research programs targeting genetic, molecular, and cellular discoveries. The company's research has been used in the development of vaccines, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology drugs. Wistar collaborates with educational and governmental... More

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