Geert Litjens is an assistant professor of Computational Pathology at the Radboud University Medical Center. His research is at the intersection of machine learning, medical imaging, and oncology. He co-chairs the Computational Pathology Group, which develops automated machine learning systems for cancer detection, biomarker discovery and quantification, and improved prognostication.

He is also the developer of the ASAP software package for analyzing and visualizing whole-slide images and (co-)organizer of several high-profile challenges in medical imaging such as PROMISE12, CAMELYON, and PANDA. He (co-)authored over 60 publications in medical, imaging, and machine learning conferences and journals.


  • Computational Pathology
  • Machine Learning
  • Medical Imaging
  • Oncology


  • PhD in Medical Sciences, 2015

    Radboud University Medical Center

  • MSc in Biomedical Image Analysis, 2010

    Eindhoven University of Technology

  • BSc in Biomedical Engineering, 2006

    Eindhoven University of Technology