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Matthias Unseld
Univ.Doz.Dr. Matthias Unseld, PhDDeputy Head of the Division of Palliative Medicine

Department of Medicine I (Division of Palliative Medicine)

ORCID: 0000-0002-1699-9846
T +43 1 40400 77800


Anxiety Disorders; Biological Psychiatry; Chronic Pain; Gastrointestinal Neoplasms; Geriatric Assessment; Oncology; Palliative Care; Parenteral Nutrition; Polypharmacy; Proteomics

Research group(s)

Selected publications

  1. Unseld, M. et al. (2020) ‘Prevalence of pain and its association with symptoms of post‐traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety and distress in 846 cancer patients: A cross sectional study’, Psycho-Oncology, 30(4), pp. 504–510. Available at:
  2. Unseld, M. et al. (2020) ‘A higher ctDNA fraction decreases survival in regorafenib‐treated metastatic colorectal cancer patients. Results from the regorafenib’s liquid biopsy translational biomarker phase <scp>II</scp> pilot study’, International Journal of Cancer, 148(6), pp. 1452–1461. Available at:
  3. Kieler, M. et al. (2022) ‘C-reactive protein and white blood cell count are adverse prognostic markers for patients with advanced cancer on parenteral nutrition in a palliative care unit setting: A retrospective cohort study’, Palliative Medicine, 36(3), pp. 540–548. Available at:
  4. Unseld, M. et al. (2019) ‘Screening for post‐traumatic stress disorders in 1017 cancer patients and correlation with anxiety, depression, and distress’, Psycho-Oncology, 28(12), pp. 2382–2388. Available at:
  5. Unseld, M. et al. (2015) ‘PTEN expression in endothelial cells is down-regulated by uPAR to promote angiogenesis’, Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 114(08), pp. 379–389. Available at: