Computational Pathology

Purpose Statement

The Division of Computational Pathology extracts clinically actionable knowledge from high-dimensional data and presents that information to clinicians in an interactive and intuitive way that optimizes clinical decision making and maximizes patient safety.  The goal is to use intelligent algorithms, including machine learning, to design decision support systems that will allow for continuous quality improvement beyond current best practices, while at the same time being faster and less burdensome to the stakeholders in the healthcare environment.

Vision Statement

The University of Minnesota's Division of Computational Pathology will be the world leader in freeing human potential and creating the diagnostic tools of scalable precision medicine.

Strategic Objectives

  1. Automate data-driven diagnostic workflows to allow clinicians to focus on value-added contributions
  2. Harness existing health information and data to create more accurate predictive models
  3. Create platforms for collaboration and dissemination of best practices to accelerate innovation and progress in medicine
  4. Develop premier training programs and impactful scholarship in the field of computational pathology

[VIRTUAL] Molecular Pathology and Genomics and Computation Pathology Symposium

JULY 23, 2020,  9 AM. - NOON 


9:00 – 10:00             Keynote Speaker 1: Colin Pritchard, MD, PhD 

Associate Professor, Genetics
Associate Director, Genetics and Solid Tumors Laboratory
University of Washington Medical Center


10:00 – 10:30           Local Talk 1:  Andrew Nelson, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota


10:30 – 11:30           Keynote Speaker 2:  Jochen Lennerz, MD, PhD

Medical Director, Center for Integrated Diagnostics, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Pathologist, Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital


11:30 – 12:00           Local Talk 2: Kelsey McIntyre, PhD

Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Minnesota 


Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation Statements