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A photo of a scientist in a white coat with blue gloves pipetting in the lab

The Oxford Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research is based within the Nuffield Department of Medicine at the University of Oxford. Founded in 2007 under the Directorship of Professor Xin Lu, the unit is mainly housed in the Old Road Campus Research Building. Some groups are within the nearby Target Discovery Institute and Big Data Institute

Ludwig Cancer Research is an international collaborative network of acclaimed scientists with a 50-year legacy of pioneering cancer discoveries.

Ludwig combines basic research with the ability to translate its discoveries and conduct clinical trials to accelerate the development of new cancer diagnostics and therapies. Hear more about Ludwig Cancer Research and the Oxford Branch in this film made on the Branch's 10th Anniversary in Oxford (read the transcript of the video here):

The Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM) is a large multi-disciplinary department that links high quality clinical research with medical application.

We support the University of Oxford's policy on the use of animals in scientific research.


A photo of the outside of the Old Road Campus Research BuildingA photo of approximately all 120 people in the Institute.A photo of a gloved hand pipetting