Berna Özdemir received her MD in 2007 and her PhD degree in cancer biology from the University of Bern, Switzerland in 2012.
She completed her clinical training in medical oncology at Lausanne University Hospital. Her clinical focus is precision oncology, and immunotherapy. She investigates sex and gender differences in oncology, as well as the role of the androgen receptor in melanoma and other non-reproductive tissue tumors.
Berna Özdemir works as a senior physician in charge of melanoma and urogenital tumors at Bern University Hospital.