Portrait Julia Velz

Julia Velz
Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery

Specialties

  • Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Microsurgery of brain tumors
  • Epilepsy surgery

Contact

Tel. +41 44 255 90 93
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Other competencies

  • Neuro-oncology with a focus on childhood brain tumors

Career

CVs

Since 09/2022 Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Zurich
since 07/2021 Attending Physician, Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University Children’s Hospital Zurich
08/2022 Specialist (FMH) for neurosurgery
07/2021 – 08/2022 Fellow, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Zurich
07/2020 – 06/2021 Fellowship, Clinic for Pediatric Neurosurgery, University Hospital Necker Enfants-malades Paris, France
09/2017 MD dissertation (Dr. med.): “The antineoplastic effect of the tyrosine kinase inhibitors axitinib and vandetanib and the PI3K inhibitor GDC-0941 on medulloblastoma “
07/2016 – 06/2020 Fellow, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Zurich
01/2016 License to practice medicine
2009 – 2015 Study of Human Medicine, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Publications

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Most important memberships

  • Swiss Society for Neurosurgery (SGNC)
  • German Society for Neurosurgery (DGNC)
  • European Association of Neurological Surgeons (EANS)

Research focus

  • Neuro-oncology with a focus on childhood brain tumors
  • Vascular malformations
  • Epilepsy research

Further

  • Certificate of the postgraduate course Pediatric Neurosurgery of the German Society for Neurosurgery (DGNC)

Prizes, awards, third-party funding

  • Max Cloëtta Foundation, Clinical Medecine Plus 2020/2021
  • EANS Research Fund 2020
  • Postdoc funding program of the University of Zurich 2020
  • Postdoc funding program of the University of Zurich 2018/2019