Assoc. Prof. Priv. Doz. Dr. Ruth Exner works as a senior physician and specialist for General and Visceral Surgery at the Department of Surgery at Vienna Medical University at Vienna General Hospital . She is also responsible for the breast outpatient clinic at 7C und conducts the weekly Tumor board of the Surgical Breast Cancer Center.
Prof. Dr. Ruth Exner
School- and University
1985-1993: Gymnasium Maria Regina, Wien 19, Döblinger Hauptstr.83
1993-1999: Medical school, University of Vienna
Anaesthesiology und Intensive Care Medicine in Liver Transplantation
Sepsis and perioperative Immunology
Paediatric Clinic at the Wilhelminenspital, Vienna
Department of Internal Medicine, H F Verwoerd Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Pretoria, South Afrika
Department of Surgical Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
Surgery Department of Kaiser Franz Josef-Spital, Vienna
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Vienna Medical University
Scientific Work and Study Groups:
September 1997 - Juli 1999 scientific work at the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Vienna Medical University
Since August 1999 scientific work at the Surgical Research Department of Vienna Medical University (Prof.Dr.E.Roth)
Task group perioperative Immunologiy and Sepsis (Prof. Dr.T.Sautner) since 1999
Task group Breast Cancer (Prof. Dr. M. Gnant) since 2007
Task group Colon/Rektum since 2009
Regular Work in the "Brustambulanz "of the Breast Care Center of the Department of Surgery since Oktober 2007
Specialist in General Surgery since June 2010.
Since April 2015 Senior Physician at the Department of Surgery, General Hospital of Vienna
10/2012 “Assistant Professor”
12/2015 “Associated Professor”
12.3.2016 EBSQ- successfully performed, now Fellow of the European Board of Surgery (F.E.B.S.)
9.5.2016: Habilitation in Surgery with the subject: "Clinical Relevance of Gene Expression Analyses in Breast Cancer Patients", since then "Private Dozent"
Sentinels with lymphatic carcinosis predict nodal metastasis (SELTO)
Exner R, Horvath Z, Rudas M, Kerjaschki D, Fitzal F, Mittlboek M, Jakesz R, Gnant M, Dubsky P. ACO-ASSO Jahrestagung, St.Wolfgang 7.10.2011
Astra Zeneca Forschungsförderungspreis of the Austrian Society of Senology 2014 für „The Multigene Signature MammaPrint Impacts on Multidisciplinary Team Decisions in ER- positive, HER2-negative early breast cancer“
Ruth Exner, Zsuzsanna Bago-Horvath, Rupert Bartsch, Martina Mittlboeck, Valesca Retèl, Florian Fitzal, Margareta Rudas, Christian Singer, Georg Pfeiler, Michael Gnant, Raimund Jakesz, and Peter Dubsky, Br J Cancer. 2014 Aug 26;111(5):837-42. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2014.339. Epub 2014 Jul 8.
Poster price on 12.09.2014 am Joint Swiss and Austrian Society of Senology Conference- Senoforum in Lugano, Swizerland für das Poster: Impact of Multigene Signature MammaPrint™ on Multidisciplinary Team Decisions in ER+, HER2- early breast cancer Ruth Exner, Zsuzsanna Bago-Horvath, Rupert Bartsch, Martina Mittlboeck, Valesca Retèl, Florian Fitzal, Margareta Rudas, Christian Singer, Georg Pfeiler, Michael Gnant, Raimund Jakesz and Peter Dubsky.