Jeroen van der Laak
Jeroen van der Laak is associate professor in Computational Pathology at the Department of Pathology of the Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. His research group investigates the use of deep learning based analysis of whole slide images for different applications: improvement of routine pathology diagnostics, objective quantification of immunohistochemical markers, and study of novel imaging biomarkers for prognostics. Jeroen has an MSc in computer science and acquired his PhD from the Radboud University in Nijmegen. He co-authored over 85 peer-reviewed publications and is member of the editorial boards of Laboratory Investigation and the Journal of Pathology Informatics. He is member of the board of directors of the Digital Pathology Association and organizer of sessions at the European Congress of Pathology and the Pathology Visions conference. He coordinated the highly successful CAMELYON grand challenges in 2016 and 2017. Dr van der Laak acquired research grants from the European Union and the Dutch Cancer Society, among others. He is frequently invited as a speaker at international conferences.