Portrait Hans Heinrich Jung

Hans Heinrich Jung
Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician Department of Neurology


  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Dementia / Memory Clinic
  • Neurogenetic Disorders / Neurological "Rare Diseases"


Tel. +41 44 255 55 20

Further competences

  • Electroneuromyography (ENMG)
  • Botulinum toxin therapies for neurological diseases
  • Neurological expert opinions


Since 2018 Head of Cognitive Neurology/Memory Clinic, Department of Neurology, USZ
Since 2010 Chief Physician, Clinic for Neurology, USZ
Since 2008 Head of the Neuromuscular Center, USZ
1999 – 2009 Senior Physician, Department of Neurology, USZ
1997 – 1999 Research Fellow, INSERM U25, Hôpital Necker, Paris, France
1993 – 1997 Residency in Neurology, Department of Neurology, Inselspital Bern, Switzerland
1991 – 1993 Research Fellow, Laboratory of Retinal Cell Biology, Eye Hospital, USZ
1990 Postgraduate Course in Experimental Medicine, University of Zurich

Most important memberships

  • Past-President and member of the board, Swiss Society of Neurology (SNS)
  • Fellow of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN)
  • Member of the professional advisory board Myosuisse
  • Member of the European Huntington Disease Network (EHDN)
  • Member of the Swiss Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (SGKN)
  • Member of the Swiss Headache Society (SKG)
  • Member of the Medical Society of the Canton of Zurich (AGZ) and the Foederatio medicorum helveticorum (FMH)

Research Focus

  • Phenotype and genotype in hereditary neuromuscular and neurodegenerative diseases
  • Influence of physical activity and lifestyle on Huntington’s disease.


Zur Publikationsliste