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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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Find out about cancer research supported by the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre

Posted 24/02/2017

Watch this short film to learn about some of the cancer research happening in Oxford, funded by the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre. The video features Ludwig Oxford Director Xin Lu.

World Cancer Day 2017

Posted 07/02/2017

World Cancer Day takes place on February 4 each year. Researchers at Ludwig Oxford and the wider NDM are trying to understand the epidemiology and potential causes of cancer, its effect on patient lives and outcomes, as well as the basic science underpinning the unregulated cell growth that is the hallmark of the disease. To mark World Cancer Day, NDM has asked some of our scientists - including Xin Lu - about their research.

Recent publications

Functions of bromodomain-containing proteins and their roles in homeostasis and cancer. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. Article

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

Multivalent Histone and DNA Engagement by a PHD/BRD/PWWP Triple Reader Cassette Recruits ZMYND8 to K14ac-Rich Chromatin. Cell Rep, 17 (10), pp. 2724-2737. Article

MEK inhibitors block growth of lung tumours with mutations in ataxia-telangiectasia mutated. Nat Commun, 7, pp. 13701. Article

MEF2 transcription factors are key regulators of sprouting angiogenesis. Genes Dev, 30 (20), pp. 2297-2309. Article

Research

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.

Seminars

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

Professor Sir Philip Cohen: How the MyD88 signaling network is regulated to prevent autoimmunity and lymphoma, 02/Mar/2017 11:00

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