Maschenka Balkenhol obtained her medical degree at Maastricht University (MSc). She started her PhD project “Quantitative pathological analysis for improved prognostication of triple negative breast cancer” (Prim4BC) in January 2015 at the Department of Pathology of the Radboud University Medical Center. Prim4BC is funded by the Radboud Institute for Health Sciences (RIHS) as a Junior Researcher 2015 project. Prim4BC combines experience and technology in the areas of immunohistochemistry, advanced microscopy and deep learning to construct statistical models for triple negative breast cancer prognosis. She is supervised by Jeroen van der Laak, Nico Karssemeijer and Peter Bult. In 2016 she started as a pathology resident and combines her PhD research with the clinical residency training.