Group leader: Anja Olsen

Holding an MSc in Human Nutrition, the role of diet in cancer prevention has always been Anja Olsen's main interest.

She has worked at the Danish Cancer Society since 2000 and part time as a Professor at Department of Public Health, Aarhus University since 2019.

Anja Olsen has a strong interest in conducting research that can directly affect population-related guidance. Long-term interests include studies of the role of phytoestrogens in prevention of and prognosis after cancer, the role of whole-grain in prevention of cancer and other non-communicable diseases and the association between selenium and prostate cancer.  


Group leader Anja Olsen 

ORCID: 0000-0003-4788-503X

Key Funding

Tryg Fonden

The Independent Research Fund of Denmark

The Danish Cancer Society Scientific Committee

The Danish Council for Strategic Research