Portrait Markus Manz

Markus Manz
Prof. Dr. med.

Chair CCCZ Comprehensive Cancer Center Zurich
Director, Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology
Director University Center for Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Representative: Stem Cell Transplant Center


  • Leukemias
  • Lymphomas
  • Plasma cell diseases


Since 2020 Chairman Comprehensive Cancer Center Zurich (CCCZ
2018-2020 President Swiss Society of Hematology
Since 2018 Chairman and Director Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology University Hospital Zürich
Professor with right to confer doctorate at the Mathematical and Natural Sciences Faculty at the University of Zürich
Professor/Ordinarius of Hematology at the Medical Faculty and Director Hematology at the University and University Hospital of Zürich, Switzerland
2009 Diploma Hematology, Switzerland (FMH)
2009 Diploma Internal Medicine, Switzerland (FMH)
2007 Habilitation (Venia Legendi in Internal Medicine), University of Tuebingen Medical School, Germany
2007 Diploma Hematology and Oncology, Germany/European Union
2006 Diploma Internal Medicine, Germany/European Union
2002-2009 Research Group Leader, Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB), Switzerland; continuation of medical training at Internal Medicine and Hematology and Oncology, University Hospital Tübingen, Germany, and Swiss-Italian Institute for Oncology (IOSI), Bellinzona, Switzerland
1999-2002 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford Univerrsity
1995-1999 Clinical training Internal Medicine and Hematology and Oncology, University Hospital Tübingen
1996 MD Thesis (Dissertation) University of Tuebingen, Germany
1995 MD University of Tuebingen, Germany

Most important Memberships

  • Swiss Society of Hematology (SSH)
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Swiss Society for Allergology and Immunology (SSAI)
  • Swiss Stem Cell Network (SSCN)
  • German Society of Hematology and Oncology (DGHO)
  • European Society of Hematology (EHA)
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)
  • International Society of Experimental Hematology (ISEH)
  • Henry Kunkel Society (HKS)
  • Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Foundation (scientific committee)
  • Helmut Horten Foundation (scientific committee)

Research Focus

  • Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Hematopoiesis, Hematopoietic Ageing
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Malignancies (AML, MDS, MPN)
  • Immunotherapy of Cancer


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