Manfred Zierhut is Professor for Ophthalmology at the University Clinic of Tuebingen in Germany.
After his study of chemistry (Duisburg, Cologne, Hannover) and of medicine (Antwerp, Hannover) he started his residency at the Eye Clinic in Tuebingen. After finishing this he received a Fellowship for the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. He wrote his habilitation about the immunology of Herpes-simplex-virus induced retinitis.
From 2009-2013, again from 2018 on Manfred Zierhut is President of the International Uveitis Study Group. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal „Ocular Immunology and Inflammation“(Impact-Factor 3.348).
His fields of interest include all types of extraocular (dry eye, allergy) and intraocular (uveitis) inflammation and infection of the eyes. He has written 150 original publications in journals, 65 chapters for books, is editor or co-editor of 26 books, has given app. 1100 lectures and was the main organizer of 45 congresses, workshops or meetings.