Ludwig Cancer Research engages leading scientists and clinicians in an integrated effort to understand and confront the challenge of cancer. The Oxford Branch is based at the University of Oxford and benefits from excellent links with the global Ludwig and local Oxford research communities.


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Ludwig runs the Town and Gown 10K

Posted 17/05/2017

Around 25 staff and students from the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research donned their running shoes and team t-shirts to run 10K in support of Muscular Dystrophy UK. The 2017 Oxford 'Town and Gown' race on Sunday 14th May attracted more than 4000 runners, from first-timers to serious athletes. The Ludwig team were rewarded for all their training efforts by beautiful sunshine and a fantastic crowd. Congratulations to all our runners! The ...

Research Integrity and Communications Officer

Posted 16/11/2016

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.

The Ludwig Institute is seeking a Research Integrity and Communications Officer with a strong interest in communication and good research practice.

Applications to be submitted via the University of Oxford website by 12pm on 29th May 2017. 

Recent publications

New horizons in hypoxia signaling pathways. Exp Cell Res. Article

Update on hypoxia-inducible factors and hydroxylases in oxygen regulatory pathways: from physiology to therapeutics. Hypoxia (Auckl), 5, pp. 11-20. Article

Analysis of live cell images: Methods, tools and opportunities. Methods, 115, pp. 65-79. Article

Functions of bromodomain-containing proteins and their roles in homeostasis and cancer. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol, 18 (4), pp. 246-262. Article

Translation reprogramming is an evolutionarily conserved driver of phenotypic plasticity and therapeutic resistance in melanoma. Genes Dev, 31 (1), pp. 18-33. Article


Our researchers are investigating all stages of cancer, from the risk of disease through to new treatment opportunities. Many of the research groups are interested the causes and consequences of differences among cells within a tumour and variability among different tumours. Find out more about the Ludwig research groups.


Ludwig Seminars take place in the NDMRB (TDI) Basement Seminar Room. All University members welcome.

Prof Jane McKeating: Viral infection and hypoxia inducible transcription factors (exact title TBC), 15/Jun/2017 11:00

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