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Thomas Bartl
Dr. med Thomas Bartl, MA

Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Division of General Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology)
Position: Consultant

ORCID: 0000-0002-1938-1574


Clinical Medicine; Translational Medical Research

Research group(s)


  • A Novel Approach of Defining Therapeutic Targets in an Orphan Disease: Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded Tumor Tissue and Ascites-derived Cell Pellets as a Promising Source for RNA-Profiling in Mucinous Ovarian Cancer (2021)
    Source of Funding: City of Vienna, Vienna Fund for Innovative Interdisciplinary Cancer Research
    Principal Investigator
  • Molecular Characterisation of Novel Therapeutic Targets in Mucinius Ovarian Cancer (2019)
    Source of Funding: Medical Scientific Fund of the Mayor of the City of Vienna, Gynecologic Oncology
    Coordinator of the collaborative project
  • Mucinous Ovarian Cancer in the Era of Personalized Medicine: Definition of Novel Biomarkers Predictive of Therapy Response (2019)
    Source of Funding: City of Vienna, City of Vienna Jubilee Fund
    Principal Investigator

Selected publications

  1. Bartl, T. et al. 2023. Biomarkers for checkpoint inhibitor therapy in mucinous epithelial ovarian cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2023 Apr 24; ijgc-2023-004360. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2023-004360.
  2. Bartl, T. et al. 2021. Overweight as a Favorable Clinical Biomarker for Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy Response in Recurrent Gynecologic Cancer Patients. Biomolecules 2021, 11, 1700. doi: 10.3390/biom11111700.
  3. Bartl, T. et al., 2021. Tumor Growth Rate Estimates Are Independently Predictive of Therapy Response and Survival in Recurrent High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer Patients. Cancers, 13(5), p.1076. doi: 10.3390/cancers13051076
  4. Kreuzinger, C. et al. (2019) ‘Patient-derived cell line models revealed therapeutic targets and molecular mechanisms underlying disease progression of high grade serous ovarian cancer’, Cancer Letters, 459, pp. 1–12. Available at:
  5. Bartl T. et al, 2018. Predictive and Prognostic Implication of Bowel Resections During Primary Cytoreductive Surgery in Advanced Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2018 Nov;28(9):1664-1671. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000001369.