Olga Ciccarelli is a NIHR Research Professor of Neurology at UCL/UCLH. She studied Medicine at the University of Rome, Italy, completing her specialist training in Neurology. She then came to London with the Jacqueline Du Pre award from the MSIF. After her PhD in Neurological Science at the UCL, she was awarded a Wellcome Trust Advanced Clinical Fellowship. Her research goal is to predict individual treatment response in MS using machine learning. She has secured research funding from research councils and charities, and has authored more than 160 papers. She is Associate Editor of Neurology, leading on the Neuroimmunology portfolio.