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Ludwig Oxford’s newest recruit is interviewed in the latest edition of the Ludwig Link.

Professor Yang Shi joined the Oxford Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in the summer of 2020. His research focuses on applying his extensive fundamental knowledge of epigenetic regulators to cancer. In particular, the Shi lab is studying the role of epigenetics in acute myeloid leukaemia and glioma, in addition to identifying epigenetic regulators that can increase the efficacy of immune checkpoint blockade therapy.

In this interview, Yang talks about why he decided to move to Oxford, his research aims at the Branch and what he likes most about his career in research.

Read the full interview on the Ludwig Cancer Research website.

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