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Consultant Dr. med. Zina-Mary Manjaly

Dr. med. Zina-Mary Manjaly Spezialistin Neurologie

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.

Position and faculty

Consultant Neurology

To the department Neurology

Specialty

Fatigue

Multiple sclerosis

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

Languages

German

English

Contact

Neurology
Phone hours
Mo–Th 8:00–17:00
Fr 8:00–16:00
Sa–Su Geschlossen

Medical specialisation

Neurology

Certificates of proficiency

Electroneuromyography (ENMG)

Electroencephalography (EEG)

Cerebrovascular diseases

Curriculum

since 2018

Special consultation for Fatigue at Schulthess Klinik

since 2015

Schulthess Klinik

2014–2015

Clinic for Neurology, Universitätsspital Zürich

2013–2014

Clinic for Psychiatry, Universitätsspital Zürich

2012–2013

Clinic for Internal Medicine, Universitätsspital Zürich

2007–2012

Clinic for Neurology, Universitätsspital Zürich

2006–2007

Maidstone Hospital (Teaching hospital of the King’s College London), Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry

Education and training

2021

CAS Medical Leadership, University of Zurich

2018

Master of Studies (MSt), University of Oxford

2013

Specialist in Neurology FMH

2007

Dr. med., University of Aachen (summa cum laude)

2006

State Examination, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Scientific activities

Teaching

since 2020: MCBT in Psychiatry & Computational Psychiatry, Bachelor of Human Medicine ETH Zurich 

since 2019: Sensomotor functions of the spinal cord, Bachelor of Human Medicine ETH Zurich 

2018 Lecture "Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy", Association for Further Education in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (WBV) for prospective specialists in psychiatry

since 2017 Lecture "Cerebellum", Bachelor Human Medicine ETH Zurich

since 2017 Neurological examination course, Bachelor of Human Medicine ETH Zurich

 

Scientific focus

  • Fatigue
  • Multiple Sklerosis
  • Brain imaging (neuroimaging), especially functional MRI
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

Partnerships

  • ETH Zurich
  • Universitätsspital Zürich
  • University College London

Expert activities

  • NeuroImage Clinical
  • Swiss Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Journal for Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry
  • Multiple Sclerosis Journal
  • Neural Networks
  • Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience

Memberships

Swiss Society of Clinical Neurophysiology SGKN

Neurological Society of the Canton of Zurich ZNG

Swiss Medical Association FMH

Swiss Neurological Society SNG

International Multiple Sclerosis Cognition Society IMSCOGS

Swiss Pain Society

Awards and honours

2008 Friedrich-Wilhelm prize (promotion award RWTH Aachen)

2007 Borchers badge (RWTH Aachen)

2006 Günther-Leibfried prize (Research centre Jülich)

2005 International NRW Undergraduate Science Award (Ministry of Science NRW)

Grants and stipends

2004–2006 Scholar of the German National Academic Foundation

2003 Travel Award from Allianz Insurance for a stay abroad at Oxford University

2003 Study delegate of the Helmholtz Association at the Nobel Laureate Meeting, Lindau

1997 Honour Roll Award (Board of Education, Toronto, Kanada)

Publications