Metastatic breast cancer cells invade lung tissue (Weinberg Laboratory)
Lung adenocarcinoma cells invading into the surrounding stoma (Jacks Laboratory)
Colon cancer metastases (brown clusters) surrounded by liver (light brown) and immune cells (pink) (Hynes Laboratory)
Cancer cell organoids (blue) implanted in a three-dimensional matrix of protein fibers (Bhatia Laboratory)
Micrograph of a microfluidic chip that enables fast and precise measurement of single-cell growth (Manalis Laboratory)

The Ludwig Center at MIT is a strategic research endeavor focused on elucidating the biological mechanisms underlying malignant progression of primary tumors as well as developing novel ways of diagnosing and treating various forms of neoplastic disease.