Didem Sohretoglu studied Pharmacy, at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. She received her Master of Science degree in Pharmacognosy, Hacettepe University. She got her PhD in a sandwich Programme between Hacettepe University, Turkey and Lund University, Sweden. She worked as a post-doc in Department of Organic Chemistry, Lund University, Sweden for a short term. She was a visiting associate professor at the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department in Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA, USA for 1 year in 2016. Presently, she is an associate professor in Department of Pharmacognosy, Hacettepe University, Ankara (Turkey). She is a board member of Drug-Posion Information and Teratogenicity Center of Hacettepe University. She is a member of Medicinal Plants commission of Turkish Pharmacopoeia. She is regional representative for Southern Europe& Turkey of Phytochemical Soceity of Europe.
Didem Sohretoglu research interests are focused on the isolation, structure elucidation and antioxidant, cytotoxic activities of plant polyphenols. Her research interests mainly focus on anticancer activities (autophagy, apoptosis, proliferation, cell cycle and mTOR pathway) of natural products recently.