Temas de bolsas

Apoiamos uma vasta gama de investigação tecnológica. Os nossos temas incluem, entre outros:


  • Resource-constrained areas
  • Clinical Evidence/Trials
  • Cost Effectiveness
  • Value-Based Care
  • Operational Studies (reducing infrastructure complexities, reducing clinician burden)

Radioterapia Adaptativa

  • Treatment quality (clinically meaningful metrics), compare to historical
  • Outcome modeling (NCTP, TCP, etc.)
  • Automated target contouring
  • Clinical decision support -- offline or at- console
  • Deformable image registration visualization
  • Longitudinal response assessment
  • Novel approaches pushing the therapeutic envelope (shrinking margins, increasing tumor doses)
  • Functional adaptation (multi-modality imaging applications using adaptive tools)
  • Novel use of adaptive tools (eg. rapid plan & treat)

Inteligência artificial

  • Increasing safety of systems and processes
  • Error detection and augmentation (treatment planning, data transfer, imaging, treatment delivery)
  • Decreasing planning and treatment variability
  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Assisted plan review
  • Novel algorithms, benefits and applications
  • AI agents
  • Reinforcement learning, continuous or incremental learning
  • Cognitive AI
  • Clinical benefits
  • Outcomes prediction


  • Target segmentation
  • Identification of crucial inputs
  • Evidence-based decision making

Gestão de Cuidados Oncológicos

  • Decision support to enable precision medicine
  • AI-based workflow optimization
  • Patient Reported Outcomes and impact on care
  • Elevating patient engagement
  • AI-based scheduling and resource utilization
  • Survivorship focused research
  • Elevating outcomes using digital technology

Operações Clínicas

  • Analysis of care patterns, efficiency studies, etc
  • Quantifying benefits of software tools
  • Centralized treatment planning

Estudos Clínicos

  • Use and value of new Varian technologies and solutions
  • Use of SBRT, especially for oligometastatic disease
  • Comparative and cost effectiveness studies (e.g., RT vs non-RT modalities)
  • Clinical studies in precision medicine, incorporating genomic and/or radiomic information into Varian systems
  • Role of radiotherapy as an immune system modulator
  • Evaluation of novel applications of radiation using linear accelerators for non- oncologic diseases (functional SRS, pain, OCD, etc)

Soluções de Software Baseadas na Nuvem

  • Aggregation and curation solutions
  • Data security, cyber security
  • Data privacy
  • Efficient ways of transferring data to/from the cloud
  • Microservices and workflow
  • Web services
  • Algorithm parallelization and high performance computing
  • Assisted automated commissioning of algorithm updates


  • Dual energy imaging applications in RO
  • Technology comparison of imaging techniques for specific applications
  • Unique multi-modal imaging applications
  • Site-specific imaging solutions for unmet clinical needs
  • Incorporating imaging with dynamic trajectories during

Gestão do Movimento

  • Motion modeling/prediction (includes AI approaches)
  • DTS for motion monitoring during treatment
  • Soft tissue tracking/monitoring during treatment delivery
  • Unique methods for noninvasive internal motion monitoring
  • Respiratory regulation techniques/studies
  • Optimal breath-hold approaches

Prioridades de investigação

Inovação em investigação médica e ensaios clínicos


Radioncologia clínica

  • Adaptive, stereotactic, and proton therapies
  • RT for metastatic disease Biologically targeted RT
  • New treatment combinations
  • Spatially fractionated radiotherapy
  • Access to care
  • PROs and cost effectiveness


  • Adaptive RT
  • Multi-modality imaging
  • Motion management
  • Treatment planning and optimization
  • Auto-segmentation
  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Simplified QA
  • Real World Evidence

Soluções de intervenção

  • Integration of imaging and interventional solutions
  • Differentiation of interventional therapies
  • Expansion of treatment indications
  • Combination of IS and RO

Investigação translacional

  • Immuno-RT combinations
  • Drug-RT combinations
  • Evolution of preclinical models for interventional solutions
  • FLASH, SFRT, next generation radiobiology
  • Molecular data integration
  • Personalization of therapy

Processo de candidatura

Saiba mais sobre o processo de candidatura ou candidate-se a uma Bolsa de Tecnologia.

Contactos de investigação tecnológica

Michael Davis, MS, JD, FAAPM
Diretor, Bolsas de Investigação e Formação
Email: michael.davis@varian.com

Michel Closset
Agente de Ligação da Ciência Médica
Região: Europa
Email: michel.closset@varian.com

Camille Noel, MSCI, PhD
Diretora, Agente de Ligação da Ciência Médica
Região: Américas
Email: camille.noel@varian.com

Johnny Cheng
Agente de Ligação da Ciência Médica
Região: Ásia e Austrália
Email: johnny.cheng@varian.com