About the Carol and Gene Ludwig Family Foundation

The Carol and Gene Ludwig Family Foundation is a private foundation that makes charitable investments in support of medical research, education, and community engagement. Established in 2002, the foundation invests in organizations that accelerate medical and scientific discovery, enable access to educational and economic opportunity for young people, and enrich and strengthen the communities where the foundation’s founders live and work. Carol Ludwig is an alumna of the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and currently serves on the Board of Advisors. She is a neurologist and neuropathologist and was a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Public Health Service.  She worked as a researcher and clinic director at the National Institutes of Health and the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology following which she joined the Department of Neurology at the George Washington University Medical Center as a faculty member. Gene Ludwig is an expert on banking, regulation, risk management, and fiscal policy. He is Managing Partner of Canapi Ventures, CEO of Ludwig Advisors, and Chair of the Ludwig Institute for Shared Economic Prosperity (LISEP). He was the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency from 1993 to 1998, serving as the Clinton Administration’s point person on the policy response to the credit crunch of the early 1990s.

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