Research at the Ludwig Center for Cancer Stem Cell Research and Medicine

The laboratories at the Ludwig Center are engaged in a wide variety of projects to uncover the secrets of cancer stem cells and find cancer therapies.


Irving Weissman, MD
Michael Clark, MD
Philip Beachy, PhD

Ash Alizadeh, MD, PhD
Samuel Cheshier, MD, PhD
Matt van de Rijn, MD
Judith Shizuru, MD
Hiro Nakauchi, MD, PhD
Crystal Mackall, MD
Joanna Wysocka, PhD
Roeland Nusse, PhD
Maximilian Diehn, MD, PhD
Peter Kim, MD
Michelle Monje, MD, PhD


Research Collaborations:

Ludwig Center scientists at Stanford are actively involved in collaborative research with other Ludwig Centers across the nation:

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Seattle)
Harvard Medical School (Boston)
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York)