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Donald Cleveland

Don W. Cleveland, PhD

Chair, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Distinguished Professor Of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Medicine, and Neurosciences
Member, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Contact Information

Office: 858-534-7811
Lab: 858-534-7899 or 7894
Fax: 858-534-7659

Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0670 (admin) (scientific correspondence)

Lab Website

Our laboratory is focused on how centromeres function to control the cell cycle in mitosis and the molecular genetics of axonal growth and mechanisms of human motor neuron disease.


Research Focus Areas:

Cell Division and Cell Cycle Control  |  Neurodevelopment and Neurodegenerative Disease


Dr. Cleveland's Publications (PubMed)