Portrait Marina Herwerth

Marina Herwerth
Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Neurology


  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disease (NMOSD)
  • MOG-associated disease (MOGAD)


Tel. +41 44 255 55 11

Other competencies

  • Autoimmune encephalitis


Since 2022 Attending Physician, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich
2020 – 2022 Postgraduate research stay, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2020 Specialist title for neurology
2016 – 2018 Postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Cell Biology of the Nervous System, Technical University of Munich, Germany
2012 – 2019 Resident at the Neurological Department and Polyclinic, Technical University of Munich, Germany
2008 – 2009 Doctorate, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg
2005 – 2012 Medical studies at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany

Most important memberships

  • NEMOS Neuromyelitis optica Study Group
  • International Multiple Sclerosis Visual System Consortium (IMSVISUAL)
  • German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (DGKN)

Research focus

  • Clinical studies on MS, NMOSD and MOGAD
  • Translational neuroimmunology
  • Experimental models of neuroinflammation


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