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Jeroen van der Laak

Chief Scientific Officer

Jeroen is co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Aiosyn. He is also Professor of Computational Pathology at Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, Netherlands and guest Professor at the Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization in Linköping, Sweden. He studied Computer Science at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. Jeroen currently leads a research group focusing on the use of AI for digitized histopathological tissue sections. His group was among the first to show the potential of AI for analysis of whole slide images. Further research focused on AI improvements to increase robustness and accuracy, and on AI application for diverse tasks, developing models for analysis of breast and colorectal cancer and for renal transplant biopsies. In 2016 and 2017, he coordinated the CAMELYON grand challenges. The CAMELYON data sets are among the largest and most studied in computational Pathology today. Jeroen is member of the board of directors of the Digital Pathology Association, iis leading the ‘AI in Pathology’ taskforce of the European Society of Pathology and is overall coordinator of the Bigpicture project. He is USCAP Nathan Kaufman laureate 2019.