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Ludwig Researchers Identify Counterintuitive Approach to Treating a Brain Cancer


The loss of the tumor suppressor gene PTEN has been linked to tumor growth and chemotherapy resistance in the almost invariably lethal brain cancer glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Now, Ludwig researchers have shown that one way to override the...
12-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ludwig Scientists Reveal New Advances in Immunotherapy, Biomarkers and Treatment Resistance at 2017 AACR Annual Meeting

Ludwig Cancer Research released today the full scope of advances to be presented by Ludwig researchers at this year’s American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Washington D.C., April 1-5, 2017.
29-Mar-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Vulnerability in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Could Improve Treatment Outcomes

Ludwig researchers have shown that triple-negative breast cancer cells ramp up production of a key component of DNA in response to chemotherapy and that targeting this pathway could undermine their resistance to such therapies.
2-Mar-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Ludwig Research Will Shift How Cancer Diversity and Resistance Are Understood and Studied


Ludwig researchers discover that circular DNA, once thought to be rare in tumor cells, is actually very common and seems to play a fundamental role in tumor evolution
8-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ludwig Study Reveals Why Cancer Cells Spread Within the Body


Findings uncover an ancient mechanism that makes cancer cells invasive, explains melanoma’s resistance to therapy and opens the door to development of novel cancer therapies
16-Jan-2017 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Chi Van Dang Appointed Scientific Director of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research


It is with great pleasure that the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research announces the appointment of Chi Van Dang as its Scientific Director.
20-Dec-2016 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Judge Barbara S. Jones Joins Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Board of Directors


The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research extends a warm welcome to Barbara S. Jones, the newest member of our Board of Directors.
7-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ludwig Researchers Show How a Targeted Drug Overcomes Suppressive Immune Cells

A Ludwig Cancer Research study shows that an experimental drug currently in clinical trials can reverse the effects of troublesome cells that prevent the body’s immune system from attacking tumors.
9-Nov-2016 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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