This post is the first of a three post series on using deep learning to tackle the CAMELYON Challenge. This first post covers basic …

In 2018 Jeroen van der Laak and I were nominated and eventually won a Radboud Science Award for our work with the CAMELYON challenge. …

Current Projects



Improving efficiency and accuracy of skin cancer diagnostics.

Deep PCa

Less unnecessary therapy for prostate cancer patients.


Detection of breast cancer metastases in lymph nodes.

Automated Analysis of Histopathological Clinical Trial Data

Machine learning methods were used to automatically extract and quantify biomarkers from histopathological clinical trial data.


Open source whole-slide image IO library and viewer

Computerized Detection of Prostate Cancer in Multi-Parametric MRI

Automation of multi-parametric MRI diagnostics via traditional pattern recognition.

In the Media

Interview with Wouter Bulten and myself on AI in medical imaging for popular science magazine Kijk, with a specific focus on our …

Article covering some of the latest advances of AI in medical imaging, with specific focus on our JAMA Oncology paper on automated …

Interview together with Wouter Bulten on our publication in JAMA Oncology on using AI for automated Gleason grading.

Interview and podcast with Omroep Gelderland after my appearance in the theater show ‘De Nieuwe Mens’ in Lux, during which …

Selection of Presentations

AI in medical imaging is often pitched as either an aid or a threat to the physician. But what is the impact for the patient? Can they …

Artificial Intelligence is starting a more important role in diagnostics, also in diagnostics of prostate cancer. In this talk I will …

Clinical pathology is at the forefront of a digital revolution. In addition to the digital workflow, pathologists will also come into …

Recent Publications

Artificial Intelligence Assistance Significantly Improves Gleason Grading of Prostate Biopsies by Pathologists. arXiv:2002.04500, 2020.


Automated deep-learning system for Gleason grading of prostate cancer using biopsies: a diagnostic study. Lancet Oncol, 2020.


No pixel-level annotations needed. Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2019.


Learning to detect lymphocytes in immunohistochemistry with deep learning. Med Image Anal, 2019.


Neural Image Compression for Gigapixel Histopathology Image Analysis. IEEE Trans Pattern Anal Mach Intell, 2019.