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News Dr Zina-Mary Manjaly wins Hemmi-Stiftung Research Award

The Hemmi-Stiftung foundation has awarded the Research Award 2021 to Dr Zina-Mary Manjaly, Schulthess Klinik’s Senior Consultant in Neurology. Congratulations, Dr Manjaly!

Hemmi-Stiftung was founded in 1980 by Dr Hans Martin Hemmi and Ruth Hemmi and aims to promote medical research in general, with a particular focus on cancer research.

The annual Hemmi Prize has been awarded to recognise significant successes or important work in the field of medical research since 2010. The nominations are designed to promote young researchers working on a clinical research programme at a clinical hospital, institute or private practice in Switzerland. This year saw the awarding of two prizes of CHF 25,000 each to support the winners’ scientific work. One of the two Hemmi prizes awarded this year went to Dr Zina-Mary Manjaly for her scientific work in the Neurology department at Schulthess Klinik.

Dr Manjaly’s award-winning work is designed to lay the foundations for future procedures for diagnosing multiple sclerosis using state-of-the-art imaging techniques.

Congratulations to Dr Zina-Mary Manjaly on winning this award, and thank you very much for the ceaseless commitment to our patients and tireless scientific work to improve our treatments.

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Dr. med. Zina-Mary Manjaly Spezialistin Neurologie

Dr. med. Zina-Mary Manjaly

Consultant Neurology

Dr Manjaly is a neurology specialist who completed her clinical training in England and Switzerland. She is a clinical scientist at ETH Zurich, specialising in fatigue, multiple sclerosis and brain imaging techniques (neuroimaging). Building on her Master’s degree in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) from the University of Oxford, she is also investigating the role of cognitive factors in neurological symptoms and therapeutic efficacy. She is clinical head of the Human Performance Lab (HPL) at Schulthess Klinic and member of the scientific advisory board.

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