prof.dr. P.C.J.J. Passier (Robert)

Full Professor


Medicine & Life Sciences
Cardiac Myocytes
Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Pluripotent Stem Cells
Engineering & Materials Science
Cell Culture
Stem Cells

Ancillary Activities

  • River BioMedics
    Supervisory Board, non-executive director
  • NWO/ZonMw/NHS
    committeemember ZonMw/NWO/NHS
  • International Scientific Research Organisations
    Evaluation of international research projects, consortia and PhD theses
  • Biomedicines
    Section Editor-in-Chief of Biomedicines


Bouten, C. V. C., Cheng, C., Vermue, I. M., Gawlitta, D. , & Passier, R. (2022). Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering and Regeneration: A Plead for Further Knowledge Convergence. Tissue Engineering - Part A, 28(11-12), 525-541. https://doi.org/10.1089/ten.tea.2021.0231
Harlaar, N., Dekker, S. O., Zhang, J., Snabel, R. R., Veldkamp, M. W., Verkerk, A. O. , Fabres, C. C. , Schwach, V., Lerink, L. J. S., Rivaud, M. R., Mulder, A. A., Corver, W. E., Goumans, M. J. T. H., Dobrev, D., Klautz, R. J. M., Schalij, M. J., Veenstra, G. J. C. , Passier, R., van Brakel, T. J., ... de Vries, A. A. F. (2022). Conditional immortalization of human atrial myocytes for the generation of in vitro models of atrial fibrillation. Nature Biomedical Engineering, 6, 389-402. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-021-00827-5
Ribeiro, M. C. , Rivera-Arbelaez, J. M. , Cofino-Fabres, C. , Schwach, V. , Slaats, R. H. , ten Den, S. A. , Vermeul, K. , van den Berg, A., Perez-Pomares, J. M. , Segerink, L. I., Guadix, J. A. , & Passier, R. (2022). A New Versatile Platform for Assessment of Improved Cardiac Performance in Human-Engineered Heart Tissues. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 12(2), [214]. https://doi.org/10.3390/jpm12020214
Mostert, D., Masdeu, I. J. , Passier, R. P. C. J. J., Kurniawan, N. A., & Bouten, C. V. C. (2022). Mechanical constraint model to understand remodeling in beating cardiac microtissues. Biophysical journal, 121(3), 263A-264A. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2021.11.1413
van Dorp, T. , Paggi, C. A. , Slaats, R. H. , Schwach, V. , le Gac, S. , Passier, R. , & Karperien, M. (2021). Cyclic exposure to compressive forces increases the differentiation efficiency of hipscs towards chondrocytes in a cartilage-on-chip platform. In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, MicroTAS 2021 (pp. 495-496)

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University of Twente
Faculty of Science and Technology
Horst - Zuidhorst (building no. 28), room 123
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Science and Technology
Horst - Zuidhorst  123
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands