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Maximilian Schmid
Ap. Prof. Dr. Dr. Maximilian Schmid

Department of Radiation Oncology

ORCID: 0000-0003-1525-6423
T +43 1 40400-26920


Brachytherapy; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Radiation Oncology; Radiotherapy

Research interests

My main research interest is focused on image-guided adaptive brachytherapy, use of MRI in radiotherapy, adaptive radiotherapy, particle therapy and treatment of sarcoma and cervical / vaginal cancer. 

Selected publications

  1. Schmid, M.P. et al. (2023) ‘Risk Factors for Local Failure Following Chemoradiation and Magnetic Resonance Image–Guided Brachytherapy in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer: Results From the EMBRACE-I Study’, Journal of Clinical Oncology, 41(10), pp. 1933–1942. Available at:
  2. Pötter, R. et al. (2021) ‘MRI-guided adaptive brachytherapy in locally advanced cervical cancer (EMBRACE-I): a multicentre prospective cohort study’, The Lancet Oncology, 22(4), pp. 538–547. Available at:
  3. Westerveld, H. et al. (2020) ‘Definitive radiotherapy with image-guided adaptive brachytherapy for primary vaginal cancer’, The Lancet Oncology, 21(3), pp. e157–e167. Available at:
  4. Schmid, M.P. et al. (2020) ‘Recommendations from gynaecological (GYN) GEC-ESTRO working group – ACROP: Target concept for image guided adaptive brachytherapy in primary vaginal cancer’, Radiotherapy and Oncology, 145, pp. 36–44. Available at:
  5. Schmid, M.P. et al. (2022) ‘Particle Therapy in Adult Patients with Pelvic Ewing Sarcoma—Tumor and Treatment Characteristics and Early Clinical Outcomes’, Cancers, 14(24), p. 6045. Available at: