Gretchen van Steenwyk. Ph.D.
Gretchen joined Nextech in 2021 as a Senior Analyst, evaluating early-stage startups and conducting scientific due diligence on cutting-edge oncology therapeutics. Prior to Nextech, Gretchen was a Scientific Advisor for the Archer Foundation, where she developed a passion for supporting innovative research in translational diagnostic and therapeutic technologies.
Gretchen holds a B.S. in Biomedical Science from the University of Queensland, a M.S. in Medical Research at Griffith University and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from ETH Zürich, focusing on epigenetic mechanisms and their response to our environment.
Since moving to Switzerland and discovering the breathtaking beauty of the Alps, Gretchen enjoys snowboarding and alpine adventures with her young family.