Portrait Patrick Roth

Patrick Roth
Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician Department of Neurology


  • Primary brain tumors and brain metastases
  • Neuroimmunology and MS
  • Development of immunotherapeutic strategies


Tel. +41 44 255 55 10

Further competencies

  • Head general neurology outpatient clinic
  • Clincal trials
  • Immunotherapy-associated neurological complications


09/2020 Associate Professor for Neurology (Extraordinarius), University of Zurich
Seit 01/2019 Head, Clinical Research Priority Program (CRPP) “ImmunoCure”
Seit 01/2017 Senior leading physician, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Seit 2012 Group leader, Laboratory for Molecular Neuro-Oncology
Seit 2011 Coordinating physician, Brain Tumor Center Zurich (BTCZ)
10/2010 – 12/2016 Senior physician, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
10/2009 – 09/2010 Resident, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
01/2008 – 09/2009 Resident, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
07/2003 – 12/2007 Resident, Department of General Neurology, University of Tuebingen, Germany

Most important memberships

  • Since 10/2018 Member of the EANO Executive Board
  • Since 11/2016 President, Working Group CNS Tumors, Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research (SAKK)
  • 10/2014 – 9/2018 Member of the EANO Scientific Committee
  • Swiss Neurological Society (SNG), German Society for Neurology (DGN), European
  • Association of Neurooncology (EANO), EORTC Brain Tumor Group, Society for
  • Neuro-Oncology (SNO), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), European
  • Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), SAKK Arbeitsgruppe ZNS-Tumore, Deutsche
  • Gesellschaft für Neurologie (DGN), Schweizerische Gesellschaft für klinische Neurophysiologie (SGKN)

Research focus

  • Clinical trials, focussing on novel therapeutic strategies
  • Neurological complications of immunotherapy
  • Cell-based immuntherapy (www.immunocure.uzh.ch)


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