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Ludwig Cancer Research, Oxford

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Ludwig Cancer Research engages leading scientists and clinicians in an integrated effort to understand and confront the global challenge of cancer. The Oxford Branch is based at the University of Oxford and benefits from excellent research links not only from Ludwig globally but also with the local Oxford research community.

Upcoming Outreach Events

Oxford Open Doors

Oxford Open Doors

Posted 19/06/2014

Oxford Open Doors is an annual weekend event, run by The Oxford Preservation Trust, which encourages locals and visitors to discover and learn more about the city of dreaming spires. NDM will once again be taking part in the Oxford Open Doors event, which takes place this year on 13th-14th September 2014.

Aylesbury relay for life

Aylesbury relay for life

Posted 19/06/2014

Ludwig Cancer Research had a stall at the Aylesbury relay for life event in Aylesbury Rugby Club on Saturday 5th July 2014. Relay for life is a 24 hour 'relay' where groups take turns walking around the track. As well as the main event there are entertainment stalls which participants can enjoy when not walking. Ludwig volunteers, Emma Fenech, ...

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Ludwig takes part in Cheltenham Science Festival

Ludwig takes part in Cheltenham Science Festival

Posted 19/06/2014

This year for the first time the Nuffield Department of Medicine was a partner of the Cheltenham Science Festival, one of the biggest and most popular science festivals in the country. Benjamin Schuster-Böckler, Alice Neal, Jingyi Ma, Katrin Bagola and Martin Cusack ran the NDM stall in the Discover zone on Saturday 7th June. The stall saw ...

Graduate Research Prize Winner 2014 - Luca Tordella

Graduate Research Prize Winner 2014 - Luca Tordella

Posted 21/05/2014

The Graduate Studies Committee awards prizes each year to current or recently graduated students of NDM supervisors on the basis of their publication record, the impact and novelty of their research, references, and the impact of their research within the department. Luca Tordella (Xin Lu, Ludwig) was awarded for significant contributions to the field of cancer research through his work on the tumour suppressor ASPP2. Part of his impressive work has already been published in high impact journals.

Dr Mads Gyrd-Hansen receives Sapere Aude Starting Grant

Dr Mads Gyrd-Hansen receives Sapere Aude Starting Grant

Posted 10/02/2014

Dr Mads Gyrd-Hansen receives Sapere Aude Starting Grant.  Dr Mads Gyrd-Hansen, a Ludwig Oxford researcher at the University of Oxford, has received a prestigious Sapere Aude DFF Starting Grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research, to investigate the role of ubiquitin in controlling innate immune signalling and inflammation.  The ...

Recent Publications

Melanosome-autonomous regulation of size and number: The OA1 receptor sustains PMEL expression Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research , 27 (4) , 2014
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A code for RanGDP binding in ankyrin repeats defines a nuclear import pathway. Cell , 157 (5) , 2014
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Restoring the tumour suppressive function of p53 as a parallel strategy in melanoma therapy. FEBS Lett , 2014
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Chromatin barcodes as biomarkers for melanoma. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res , 2014
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Cleaning up in the endoplasmic reticulum: ubiquitin in charge. Nat Struct Mol Biol , 21 (4) , 2014
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SNPing away at human skin color. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res , 27 (3) , 2014
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Centrosomal localisation of the cancer/testis (CT) antigens NY-ESO-1 and MAGE-C1 is regulated by proteasome activity in tumour cells. PLoS One , 8 (12) , 2013
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Three BRNs are better than two. Pigment cell & melanoma research , 26 (6) , 2013