Papers in international journals

  1. M. Hermsen, B. Smeets, L. Hilbrands and J. van der Laak, "Artificial intelligence; is there a potential role in nephropathology?", Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 2020. Abstract DOI PMID
  2. Z. Swiderska-Chadaj, K. Hebeda, M. van den Brand and G. Litjens, "Artificial intelligence to detect MYC translocation in slides of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma", Virchows Archiv, 2020. Abstract DOI PMID
  3. Z. Swiderska-Chadaj, T. de Bel, L. Blanchet, A. Baidoshvili, D. Vossen, J. van der Laak and G. Litjens, "Impact of rescanning and normalization on convolutional neural network performance in multi-center, whole-slide classification of prostate cancer", Scientific Reports, 2020;10(1):14398. Abstract DOI PMID
  4. H. Pinckaers, B. van Ginneken and G. Litjens, "Streaming convolutional neural networks for end-to-end learning with multi-megapixel images", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 2020. Abstract DOI PMID GitHub
  5. W. Bulten, M. Balkenhol, J. Belinga, A. Brilhante, A. Çakır, L. Egevad, M. Eklund, X. Farré, K. Geronatsiou, V. Molinié, G. Pereira, P. Roy, G. Saile, P. Salles, E. Schaafsma, J. Tschui, A. Vos, B. Delahunt, H. Samaratunga, D. Grignon, A. Evans, D. Berney, C. Pan, G. Kristiansen, J. Kench, J. Oxley, K. Leite, J. McKenney, P. Humphrey, S. Fine, T. Tsuzuki, M. Varma, M. Zhou, E. Comperat, D. Bostwick, K. Iczkowski, C. Magi-Galluzzi, J. Srigley, H. Takahashi, T. van der Kwast, H. van Boven, R. Vink, J. van der Laak, C. der Hulsbergen-van Kaa and G. Litjens, "Artificial Intelligence Assistance Significantly Improves Gleason Grading of Prostate Biopsies by Pathologists", Modern Pathology, 2020. Abstract DOI PMID
  6. G. van Leenders, T. van der Kwast, D. Grignon, A. Evans, G. Kristiansen, C. Kweldam, G. Litjens, J. McKenney, J. Melamed, N. Mottet, G. Paner, H. Samaratunga, I. Schoots, J. Simko, T. Tsuzuki, M. Varma, A. Warren, T. Wheeler, S. Williamson, K. Iczkowski and I. Members, "The 2019 International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP) Consensus Conference on Grading of Prostatic Carcinoma.", American Journal of Surgical Pathology, 2020;44(8):e87-e99. Abstract DOI PMID
  7. Z. Kos, A. Roblin, R. Kim, S. Michiels, B. Gallas, W. Chen, K. van de Vijver, S. Goel, S. Adams, S. Demaria, G. Viale, T. Nielsen, S. Badve, W. Symmans, C. Sotiriou, D. Rimm, S. Hewitt, C. Denkert, S. Loibl, S. Luen, J. Bartlett, P. Savas, G. Pruneri, D. Dillon, M. Cheang, A. Tutt, J. Hall, M. Kok, H. Horlings, A. Madabhushi, J. van der Laak, F. Ciompi, A. Laenkholm, E. Bellolio, T. Gruosso, S. Fox, J. Araya, G. Floris, J. Hudeček, L. Voorwerk, A. Beck, J. Kerner, D. Larsimont, S. Declercq, G. den Eynden, L. Pusztai, A. Ehinger, W. Yang, K. AbdulJabbar, Y. Yuan, R. Singh, C. Hiley, M. al Bakir, A. Lazar, S. Naber, S. Wienert, M. Castillo, G. Curigliano, M. Dieci, F. André, C. Swanton, J. Reis-Filho, J. Sparano, E. Balslev, I. Chen, E. Stovgaard, K. Pogue-Geile, K. Blenman, F. Penault-Llorca, S. Schnitt, S. Lakhani, A. Vincent-Salomon, F. Rojo, J. Braybrooke, M. Hanna, M. Soler-Monsó, D. Bethmann, C. Castaneda, K. Willard-Gallo, A. Sharma, H. Lien, S. Fineberg, J. Thagaard, L. Comerma, P. Gonzalez-Ericsson, E. Brogi, S. Loi, J. Saltz, F. Klaushen, L. Cooper, M. Amgad, D. Moore and R. Salgado, "Pitfalls in assessing stromal tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (sTILs) in breast cancer", npj Breast Cancer, 2020;6(1). Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~1
  8. M. Amgad, A. Stovgaard, E. Balslev, J. Thagaard, W. Chen, S. Dudgeon, A. Sharma, J. Kerner, C. Denkert, Y. Yuan, K. AbdulJabbar, S. Wienert, P. Savas, L. Voorwerk, A. Beck, A. Madabhushi, J. Hartman, M. Sebastian, H. Horlings, J. Hudeček, F. Ciompi, D. Moore, R. Singh, E. Roblin, M. Balancin, M. Mathieu, J. Lennerz, P. Kirtani, I. Chen, J. Braybrooke, G. Pruneri, S. Demaria, S. Adams, S. Schnitt, S. Lakhani, F. Rojo, L. Comerma, S. Badve, M. Khojasteh, W. Symmans, C. Sotiriou, P. Gonzalez-Ericsson, K. Pogue-Geile, R. Kim, D. Rimm, G. Viale, S. Hewitt, J. Bartlett, F. Penault-Llorca, S. Goel, H. Lien, S. Loibl, Z. Kos, S. Loi, M. Hanna, S. Michiels, M. Kok, T. Nielsen, A. Lazar, Z. Bago-Horvath, L. Kooreman, J. van der Laak, J. Saltz, B. Gallas, U. Kurkure, M. Barnes, R. Salgado and L. Cooper, "Report on computational assessment of Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes from the International Immuno-Oncology Biomarker Working Group", npj Breast Cancer, 2020;6(1). Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~2
  9. M. Balkenhol, W. Vreuls, C. Wauters, S. Mol, J. van der Laak and P. Bult, "Histological subtypes in triple negative breast cancer are associated with specific information on survival", Annals of Diagnostic Pathology, 2020;46:151490. Abstract DOI PMID
  10. W. Bulten, H. Pinckaers, H. van Boven, R. Vink, T. de Bel, B. van Ginneken, J. van der Laak, C. de Hulsbergen-van Kaa and G. Litjens, "Automated deep-learning system for Gleason grading of prostate cancer using biopsies: a diagnostic study", Lancet Oncology, 2020;21(2):233-241. Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~29 Algorithm
  11. F. Ayatollahi, S. Shokouhi and J. Teuwen, "Differentiating Benign and Malignant Mass and non-Mass Lesions in Breast DCE-MRI using Normalized Frequency-based Features", International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 2020;15(2):297-307. Abstract DOI PMID

Papers in conference proceedings

  1. A. Saha, F. Tushar, K. Faryna, V. D'Anniballe, R. Hou, M. Mazurowski, G. Rubin and J. Lo, "Weakly Supervised 3D Classification of Chest CT using Aggregated Multi-Resolution Deep Segmentation Features", Medical Imaging, 2020;11314:39 - 44. Abstract DOI
  2. L. van Eekelen, H. Pinckaers, K. Hebeda and G. Litjens, "Multi-class semantic cell segmentation and classification of aplasia in bone marrow histology images", Medical Imaging, 2020;11320:113200B. Abstract DOI
  3. Z. Swiderska-Chadaj, E. Stoelinga, A. Gertych and F. Ciompi, "Multi-Patch Blending improves lung cancer growth pattern segmentation in whole-slide images", IEEE International Conference on Computational Problems of Electrical Engineering, 2020. Abstract DOI
  4. D. Tellez, D. Hoppener, C. Verhoef, D. Grunhagen, P. Nierop, M. Drozdzal, J. van der Laak and F. Ciompi, "Extending Unsupervised Neural Image Compression With Supervised Multitask Learning", Medical Imaging with Deep Learning, 2020. Abstract
  5. Z. Swiderska-Chadaj, K. Hebeda, M. van den Brand and G. Litjens, "Predicting MYC translocation in HE specimens of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma through deep learning", Medical Imaging, 2020;11320:1132010. Abstract DOI
  6. C. Mercan, G. Reijnen-Mooij, D. Martin, J. Lotz, N. Weiss, M. van Gerven and F. Ciompi, "Virtual staining for mitosis detection in Breast Histopathology", IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, 2020:1770-1774. Abstract DOI
  7. J. Linmans, J. van der Laak and G. Litjens, "Efficient Out-of-Distribution Detection in Digital Pathology Using Multi-Head Convolutional Neural Networks", Medical Imaging with Deep Learning, 2020:465-478. Abstract Url
  8. Z. Swiderska-Chadaj, K. Nurzynska, G. Bartlomiej, K. Grunberg, L. van der Woude, M. Looijen-Salamon, A. Walts, T. Markiewicz, F. Ciompi and A. Gertych, "A deep learning approach to assess the predominant tumor growth pattern in whole-slide images of lung adenocarcinoma", Medical Imaging, 2020;11320:113200D. Abstract DOI


  1. J. Bokhorst, F. Ciompi, I. Zlobec, A. Lugli, M. Vieth, R. Kirsch, J. van der Laak and I. Nagtegaal, "Computer-assisted hot-spot selection for tumor budding assessment in colorectal cancer", European Congress of Pathology, 2020. Abstract
  2. C. Mercan, M. Balkenhol, J. Laak and F. Ciompi, "Grading nuclear pleomorphism in breast cancer using deep learning", European Congress of Pathology, 2020. Abstract
  3. J. Bokhorst, I. Nagtegaal, I. Zlobec, A. Lugli, M. Vieth, R. Kirsch, J. van der Laak and F. Ciompi, "Deep learning based tumor bud detection in pan-cytokeratin stained colorectal cancer whole-slide images", European Congress of Pathology, 2020. Abstract

PhD theses

  1. M. Balkenhol, "Tissue-based biomarker assessment for predicting prognosis of triple negative breast cancer: the additional value of artificial intelligence", 2020. Abstract Url

Master theses

  1. L. van Eekelen, "Deep learning-based analysis of bone marrow histopathology images", 2020. Abstract
  2. T. Payer, "AI-assisted PD-L1 scoring in non-small-cell lung cancer", 2020. Abstract