AI in Healthcare. Hype or Help?

AI in Healthcare. Hype or Help?

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  • 6 Sequences
  • Advanced Level
  • Starts on June 16, 2024
  • Ends on December 21, 2024

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  • Define key enabling factors and limitations of AI tools.
  • Explain the main concepts of AI techniques.
  • Identify added value and risks of AI in healthcare applications.
  • Define healthcare data requirements, and identify related societal, ethical, and legal regulations.
  • Explain the role and implications of AI in healthcare.
  • Examine real-life use cases in which AI is already applied in clinical practice.


  • High school mathematics
  • Interest in healthcare


Peter Claes
Professor • KU Leuven

Maarten De Vos
Professor • KU Leuven

Christos Chatzichristos
Post-doctoral researcher • KU Leuven


Situated in Belgium, in the heart of Western Europe, KULeuven has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium's largest university and, founded in 1425, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe. As a leading European research university and co-founder of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), KULeuven offers a wide variety of international master’s programmes, all supported by high-quality, innovative, interdisciplinary research.

Since its founding, KULeuven has been based in the city that shares its name. Leuven is a pleasant, safe and bustling student town, where centuries-rich history meets cutting-edge science. The university also offers degree programmes at campuses in 11 Belgian cities, including Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp.


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