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Molecular Chatter Makes for a “Hot Tumor”

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has deciphered a complex molecular conversation between cancer and immune cells that is key to orchestrating the successful invasion of tumors by T cells that kill cancer cells.
10-Jun-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Studying Cell Lineage in Tumors Reveals Targetable Vulnerabilities

To explain a person’s actions in the present, it sometimes helps to understand their past, including where they come from and how they were raised. This is also true of tumors. Delving into a tumor’s cellular lineage, a Ludwig Cancer Research...
24-Apr-2019 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ludwig Researchers Present Advances in CAR T Cell Therapeutics, Precision Medicine and Cancer Diagnostics at AACR Annual Meeting 2019

Ludwig Cancer Research released today the full breadth of findings to be presented by Ludwig researchers at this year’s American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Ga., March 29 – April 3, 2019. Research conducted...
21-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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An Atlas of an Aggressive Leukemia

A team of researchers led by Bradley Bernstein at the Ludwig Center at Harvard has used single-cell technologies and machine learning to create a detailed “atlas of cell states” for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) that could help improve treatment...
27-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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A New Sequencing Method to Detect DNA Modifications of Relevance to Cancer

Ludwig Cancer Research scientists report in the current issue of Nature Biotechnology a new and improved method to detect chemical modifications to DNA. These modifications—or “epigenetic” marks—help control gene expression and their...
25-Feb-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Heating Up Cold Tumors

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered a cellular mechanism by which melanomas that fail to respond to checkpoint blockade may be made susceptible to such immunotherapies. Led by Ping-Chih Ho of the Lausanne Branch of the Ludwig Institute for...
21-Jan-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Johanna Joyce Appointed Member of Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Lausanne

Ludwig Cancer Research congratulates Johanna Joyce on her new role as Member of the Lausanne Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research. Joyce will continue to lead her laboratory in exploring how non-cancerous cells within the tumor...
4-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nancy E. Davidson Joins Board of Directors for Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Ludwig Cancer Research is pleased to welcome Nancy E. Davidson to the Ludwig Institute Board of Directors. Nancy Davidson, a physician-scientist with extensive expertise in breast cancer research, is a leader in the cancer research community.
22-Aug-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ludwig Cancer Research is an international collaborative network of acclaimed scientists that has pioneered cancer discoveries for more than 40 years. 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. Since 1971, Ludwig has invested more than $2.5 billion in life-changing cancer research through the not-for-profit Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and the six U.S.-based Ludwig Centers.


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