• Medicine and Dentistry

    • Cardiomyocyte
    • Heart
    • Engineered Heart Tissue
    • Tissues
    • Muscle Contractility
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science

    • Diseases
    • Cardiotoxicity
    • Drug Screening



A safety screening platform for individualized cardiotoxicity assessmentiScience, 27(3), Article 109139. Schwach, V., Slaats, R. H., Cofiño-Fabres, C., ten Den, S. A., Rivera-Arbeláez, J. M., Dannenberg, M., van Boheemen, C., Ribeiro, M., van der Zanden, S. Y., Nollet, E. E., van der Velden, J., Neefjes, J., Cao, L. & Passier, R. Heart Tissues On-Chip with Heterotypic Cell Composition Display Self-Organization and Improved Cardiac FunctionAdvanced healthcare materials, Article 2303664 (E-pub ahead of print/First online). Cofiño-Fabres, C., Boonen, T., Rivera-Arbeláez, J. M., Rijpkema, M., Blauw, L., Rensen, P. C. N., Schwach, V., Ribeiro, M. C. & Passier, R.
Cardiac PET Imaging of ATP Binding Cassette (ABC) Transporters: Opportunities and ChallengesPharmaceuticals, 16(12), Article 1715. Liu, W., Mossel, P., Schwach, V., Slart, R. H. J. A. & Luurtsema, G. Improved Human In Vitro Models for Cardiac Arrhythmia: Disease Mechanisms, Treatment, and Models of Atrial FibrillationBiomedicines, 11(9), Article 2355. Cofiño-Fabres, C., Passier, R. & Schwach, V. in molecular and bioengineering techniques for driving maturation of human pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiac three-dimensional models. University of Twente. Cofino Fabres, C. Sarcomere Structure Analysis for Studying Cardiotoxicity in Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived CardiomyocytesMicroscopy and microanalysis, 29(1), 254-264. Cao, L., Schoenmaker, L., Ten Den, S. A., Passier, R., Schwach, V. & Verbeek, F. J. 3D printing of dilute particle suspensions into dense complex tissue fibers using shear thinning xanthan bathsBiofabrication, 15(1), Article 015014. Trikalitis, V. D., Kroese, N. J. J., Kaya, M., Cofino Fabres, C., ten Den, S. A., S.M. Khalil, I., Misra, S., Koopman, B. F. J. M., Passier, R., Schwach, V. & Rouwkema, J. of NKX2.5 Signal in Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived CardiomyocytesIn Data Science and Artificial Intelligence - 1st International Conference, DSAI 2023, Proceedings (pp. 170-184). Springer. Jongsma, S., Schwach, V., Den, S. A. T., Passier, R., Verbeek, F. J. & Cao, L.
Contractility analysis of human engineered 3D heart tissues by an automatic tracking technique using a standalone applicationPLoS ONE, 17, Article e0266834. Rivera-Arbeláez, J. M., Cofiño-Fabres, C., Schwach, V., Boonen, T., ten Den, S. A., Vermeul, K., van den Berg, A., Segerink, L. I., Ribeiro, M. C. & Passier, R. immortalization of human atrial myocytes for the generation of in vitro models of atrial fibrillationNature Biomedical Engineering, 6, 389-402. 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.

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Courses academic year 2023/2024

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