Dr Heidi Olzscha | University of Oxford

Dr Heidi Olzscha

Celgene Fellow at the Department of Oncology and Fulford Junior Research Fellow in Medicine at Somerville College


Dr Olzscha investigates how small protein tags, known as post-translational modifications, change the structure and interaction of proteins.  This has implications for drug development in cancer, but also neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease.


  • Oncology
  • Epigenetics of cancer
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Drug development
  • Personalised medicine
  • Biomedicine
  • Ageing
  • Biomarkers

Media experience

Dr Olzscha has experience of print media and has presented her research in video interviews.


English and German