Ludwig Oxford Principal Investigators host interns for NDM’s summer studentships
2 May 2023
Three research teams within Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Oxford are looking to host undergraduate and Masters students as an exciting opportunity to experience active research in an Oxford University Institute.
Cancer at Oxford
29 September 2022
Barnes Boccellato Schuster-Böckler Song Van den Eynde
Read about how Oxford's experts - including Ludwig Oxford scientists - are leading the way in cancer prevention, detection and treatment as part of the University's Cancer at Oxford series
TAPS for whole-genome long-read DNA methylation sequencing
19 July 2022
The Song group at Ludwig Oxford has adapted TAPS to measure DNA modifications on much longer sections of DNA at a whole-genome scale.
Ludwig Oxford retreat 2022 – a recap
15 July 2022
Barnes Boccellato Byrne Constantinescu De Val Goding Kriaucionis Lu Mehdipour Moura Alves Ratcliffe Schuster-Böckler Shi Song Van den Eynde
On 13-14th June 2022, the Oxford Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research held their annual retreat to discuss key scientific advances within the Branch and beyond.
Two new Ludwig Oxford associate professors
9 June 2022
Congratulations to Benjamin Schuster-Böckler and Chunxiao Song who have been awarded Associate Professorships.
MP Anneliese Dodds tours Oxford cancer research
26 November 2021
Anneliese Dodds, MP for Oxford East & Chair of the Labour Party, visited the University of Oxford to learn more about the impactful cancer research happening across departments, including Ludwig Oxford.
TAPS for cancer detection
1 September 2021
TAPS technology has been optimised for mapping DNA methylation on circulating cell-free DNA.
Ludwig-Oxford Symposium on Cancer Early Detection and Epigenetics – a recap
7 May 2021
On 28-29th April 2021, we heard the latest developments from international leaders in these fields from the University of Oxford, Ludwig Cancer Research and beyond.
New method for cost-effective genome-wide DNA methylation analysis
28 April 2021
Dr Chunxiao Song’s team build on its TAPS method to develop an alternative to costly whole-genome sequencing for the detection of DNA methylation.
New sequencing methods for distinguishing DNA modifications
27 January 2021
Dr Chunxiao Song’s team have expanded their suite of bisulphite-free DNA modification sequencing methods to specifically and directly detect each of the four modifications made to the DNA base cytosine
$410 million buy out for Ludwig Oxford cancer detection technology
30 October 2020
Oxford spin-out Base Genomics is acquired by early cancer detection company Exact Sciences.
Ludwig Oxford-developed DNA methylation technology forms the basis of new startup company
3 June 2020
Biotechnology company, Base Genomics, has launched based on Dr Chunxiao Song’s innovative TAPS technology.
Ludwig Oxford technology holds great promise for a multi-cancer blood test
18 May 2020
Ongoing Oxford research aims to improve the sensitivity of cancer blood tests with the goal of earlier detection for a variety of cancers.
Adaptation of TAPS for long-read DNA methylation and hydroxymethylation sequencing
3 March 2020
Chunxiao Song’s technology can now be used to measure DNA modifications on much longer sections of DNA.