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Geert Litjens assistant professor

Geert Litjens studied Biomedical Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology. His Master's thesis on 'Pharmacokinetic modeling in breast cancer MRI' was done in collaboration with Philips Healthcare in Best. He has been working at Radboudumc since January 2010.

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Geert Litjens assistant professor

Geert completed his PhD on computer-aided detection of prostate cancer at the Radboudumc. He spent 2015 as a postdoctoral researcher at the National Center for Tumor Diseases in Heidelberg, Germany on an Alexander von Humboldt Society Postdoctoral Fellowship. In 2016, he was awarded a Bas Mulder/Young Investigator Award by the Dutch Cancer Society with which he returned to Nijmegen. He is currently Assistant Professor in 'Computational Pathology' at the Department of Pathology. Geert focusses on applications of computational pathology for improved efficiency and accuracy in diagnostics.

 

Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2017: NWO Veni
  • 2015: KWF Bas Mulder / Young Investigator Award
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Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2017: NWO Veni
  • 2015: KWF Bas Mulder / Young Investigator Award
  • 2015: Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Pathology

Radboud Institute for Health Sciences

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