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For the complete list of publications, including works published before 2019, please refer to Google Scholar. Our open access papers can also be found on our Zenodo community.


de Ruijter M, Diloksumpan P, Dokter I, Brommer H, Smit I, Levato R, van Weeren R, Castilho M, Malda J. Orthotopic equine study confirms the pivotal importance of structural reinforcement over the pre-culture of cartilage implants. Bioengineering & Translational Medicine. doi: 10.1002/btm2.10614

Madrid-Wolff J, Toomb J, Rizzo R, Bernal P, Porcincula D, Walton R, Wang B, Kotz-Helmer F, Yang Y, Kaplan D, Zhang Y, Zenobi-Wong m, McLeod R, Rapp B, Schwartz J, Shusteff M, Taylor H, Levato R, Moser C. A review of materials used in tomographic volumetric additive manufacturing. MRS Communications. doi: 10.1557/s43579-023-00447-x

Tognato R, Parolini R, Jahangir S, Ma J, Florczak S, Richards RG, Levato R, Alini M, Serra T. Sound-based assembly of three-dimensional cellularized and acellularized constructs. Materials Today Bio. doi: 10.1016/j.mtbio.2023.100775

Abbadessa A, Bernal PN, Buttitta G, Ronca A, D'Amora U, Zihlmann C, Stiefel N, Ambrosio L, Malda J, Levato R, Crecente-Campo J, Alonso MJ. Biofunctionalization of 3D printed collagen with bevacizumab-loaded microparticles targeting pathological angiogenesis. Journal of Controlled Release. doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2023.07.017

Van Ombergen A, Chalupa-Gantner F, Chansoria P, Colosimo B, Costantini M, Domingos M, Dufour A, De Maria C, Groll J, Jungst T, Levato R, Malda J, Margarita A, Marquette C, Ovsianikov A, Petiot E, Read S, Surdo L, Swieszkowski W, Vozzi G, Windisch J, Zenobi-Wong M, Gelinsky M. 3D Bioprinting in Microgravity: Opportunities, Challenges, and Possible Applications in Space. Advanced Healthcare Materials. doi: 10.1002/adhm.202300443

Levato R, Dudaryeva O, Garciamendez-Mijares C, Kirkpatrick B, Rizzo R, Schimelman J, Anseth K, Chen S, Zenobi-Wong M, Zhang YS. Light-based vat-polymerization bioprinting. Nature Reviews Methods Primers. doi: 10.1038/s43586-023-00231-0

Ribezzi D, Gueye M, Florczak S, Dusi F, de Vos D, Manente F, Hierholzer A, Fussenegger M, Caiazzo M, Blunk T, Malda J, Levato R. Shaping Synthetic Multicellular and Complex Multimaterial Tissues via Embedded Extrusion-Volumetric Printing of Microgels. Advanced Materials. doi: 10.1002/adma.202301673

Galarraga J, Zlotnick H, Locke R, Gupta S, Fogarty N, Masada K, Stoeckl B, Laforest L, Castilho M, Malda J, Levato R, Carey J, Mauck R, Burdick J. Evaluation of Surgical Fixation Methods for the Implantation of Melt Electrowriting-reinforced hyaluronic acid hydrogel composites in porcine cartilage defects. Int J Bioprinting. doi: 10.18063/ijb.775

Falandt M, Bernal P, Dudaryeva O, Florczak S, Größbacher G, Schweiger M, Longoni A, Greant C, Assunção M, Nijssen O, van Vlierberghe S, Malda J, Vermonden T, Levato R. Spatial-Selective Volumetric 4D Printing and Single-Photon Grafting of Biomolecules within Centimeter-Scale Hydrogels via Tomographic Manufacturing. Advanced Materials Technologies. doi: 10.1002/admt.202300026

Größbacher G, Bartolf-Kopp M, Gergely C, Bernal P, Florczak S, de Ruijter M, Gines-Rodriguez N, Groll J, Malda J, Jungst T, Levato R. Volumetric Printing across Melt Electrowritten Scaffolds Fabricates Multi-Material Living Constructs with Tunable Architecture and Mechanics. Advanced Materials. doi: 10.1002/adma.202300756

Rikkers M, Nguyen H, Golafshan N, de Ruijter M, Levato R, Vonk L, van Egmond N, Castilho M, Custers R, Malda J. A Gap-Filling Regenerative Implant for Open-Wedge Osteotomy. Journal of Cartilage & Joint Preservation. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjp.2023.100117

Levato R, Lim K. Harnessing Light in Biofabrication. Biofabrication. doi: 10.1088/1758-5090/acb50f

Soliman B, Longoni A, Wang M, Li W, Bernal P, Cianciosi A, Lindberg G, Malda J, Groll J, Jungst T, Levato R, Rnjak-Kovacina J, Woodfield T, Zhang YS, Lim K. Programming Delayed Dissolution Into Sacrificial Bioinks for Dynamic Temporal Control of Architecture within 3D-Bioprinted Constructs. Advanced Functional Materials. doi: 10.1002/adfm.202210521


Zandrini T, Florczak S, Levato R, Ovsianikov A. Breaking the resolution limits of 3D bioprinting: future opportunities and present challenges. Trends in Biotechnology. doi: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2022.10.009

de Silva L, Bernal P, Rosenberg A, Malda J, Levato R, Gawlitta D. Biofabricating the vascular tree in engineered bone tissue. Acta Biomaterialia. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2022.08.051

Otto IA, Bernal P, Rikkers M, van Rijen M, Mensinga A, Kon M, Breugem C, Levato R, Malda J. Human Adult, Pediatric and Microtia Auricular Cartilage harbor Fibronectin-adhering Progenitor Cells with Regenerative Ear Reconstruction Potential. iScience. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2022.104979

Terpstra M, Li J, Mensinga A, de Ruijter M, van Rijen M, Androulidakis C, Galiotis C, Papantoniou I, Matsusaki M, Malda J, Levato R. Bioink with cartilage-derived extracellular matrix microfibers enables spatial control of vascular capillary formation in bioprinted constructs. Biofabrication. doi: 10.1088/1758-5090/ac6282


Bernal P, Bouwmeester M, Madrid-Wolff J, Falandt M, Florczak S, Gines-Rodriguez N, Grossbacher G, Samsom R, van Wolferen M, van der Laan L, Delrot P, Loterie D, Malda J, Moser C, Spee B, Levato R. Volumetric Bioprinting of Organoids and Optically Tuned Hydrogels to Build Liver-Like Metabolic Biofactories. Advanced Materials. doi: 10.1002/adma.202110054


Longoni A, Utomo L, Robinson A, Rosenberg A, Levato R, Gawlitta D. Acceleration of Bone Regeneration Induced by a Soft-Callus Mimetic Material. Advanced Science. doi: 10.1002/advs.202103284

Levato R, Lim K, Li W, Asua A, Pena L, Wang M, Falandt M, Bernal P, Gawlitta D, Zhang YS, Woodfield T, Malda J. High-resolution lithographic biofabrication of hydrogels with complex microchannels from low-temperature-soluble gelatin bioresins. Materials Today Bio. doi: 10.1016/j.mtbio.2021.100162

Rikkers M, Korpershoek J, Levato R, Malda J, Vonk L. Articular Cartilage-Derived Progenitor Cells in Health and Disease: Potential for Clinical Use? – A Systematic Review of In Vitro and Preclinical Work. npj Regenerative Medicine. doi: 10.1038/s41536-021-00203-6

Rikkers M, Korpershoek J, Levato R, Malda J, Vonk L. Progenitor cells in healthy and osteoarthritic human cartilage have extensive culture expansion capacity while retaining chondrogenic properties. Cartilage. doi: 10.1177/19476035211059600

Bouwemeester M, Bernal P, Oosterhoff L, van Wolferen M, Lehmann V, Vermaas M, Buchholz M, Q. Peiffer Q, Malda J, van der Laan L, Kramer N, Schneeberger K, Levato R, Spee B. Bioprinting of Human Liver-derived Epithelial Organoids for Toxicity Studies. Macromolecular Bioscience. doi: 10.1002/mabi.202100327

Otto I, Capendale P, Garcia J, de Ruijter M, van Droemalen R, Castilho M, Lawson T, Grinstaff M, Breugem C, Kon M, Levato R, Malda J. Biofabrication of a shape-stable auricular structure for the reconstruction of ear deformities. Materials Today Bio. doi: 10.1016/j.mtbio.2021.100094

Castilho M, Levato R, Bernal P, de Ruijter M, Sheng C, van Duijn J, Piluso S, Ito K, Malda J. Hydrogel-based bioinks for cell electrowriting of well-organized living structures with micrometer-scale resolution. Biomacromolecules. doi: 10.1021/acs.biomac.0c01577

Groen W, Utomo L, Castilho M, Gawlitta D, Malda J, van Weeren R, Levato R, Korthagen W. Impact of endotoxins in gelatine hydrogels on chondrogenic differentiation and inflammatory cytokine secretion in vitro. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. doi: 10.3390/ijms21228571

Schmidt S, Abinzano F, Mensinga A, Tessmar J, Groll J, Malda J, Levato R, Blunk T. Differential production of Cartilage ECM in 3D Agarose Constructs by Equine Articular Cartilage Progenitor Cells and Mesenchymal Stromal Cells. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. doi: 10.3390/ijms21197071


Schwab A, Levato R, D’Este M, Piluso S, Eglin D, Malda J. Printability and Shape Fidelity of Bioinks in 3D Bioprinting. Chemical Reviews. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.0c00084


Li J, Sasaki N, Keiji I, Terpstra M, Levato R, Matsusaki M. Regulation of Chondrocyte Differentiation by Changing Intercellular Distances Using Type II Collagen Microfibers. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. doi: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.0c00427

Rikkers M, Dijkstra K, Terhaard B, Admiraal J, Levato R, Malda J, Vonk L. Platelet-Rich Plasma does not Inhibit Inflammation or Promote Regeneration in Human Osteoarthritic Chondrocytes Despite Increased Proliferation. Cartilage. doi: 10.1177/1947603520961162

Rikkers M, Levato R, Malda J, Vonk L. Importance of timing of platelet lysate-supplementation in expanding or redifferentiating human chondrocytes for chondrogenesis. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.00804

Longoni A, Pennings I, Cuenca M, Rijen M, Peperzak V, Levato R Rosenberg A, Gawlitta D. Endochondral bone regeneration by non-autologous mesenchymal stem cells. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.00651

Mancini I, Schmidt S, Brommer H, Pouran B, Schafer S, Tessmar J, Mensinga A, van Rijen M, Groll Jm Blunk T, Levato R, Malda J, van Weeren R. A composite hydrogel-3D printed thermoplast osteochondral anchor as an example for a zonal approach to cartilage repair: in vivo performance in a long-term equine model. Biofabrication. doi: 10.1088/1758-5090/ab94ce

Morgan B, Bauza-Mayol G, Gardner O, Zhang Y, Levato R, Archer C, van Weeren R, Malda J, Conlan R, Francis L, Khan I. BMP9 is a potent chondrogenic and morphogenic factor for articular cartilage-derived chondroprogenitors. Stem Cells & Development. doi: 10.1089/scd.2019.0209

Diloksumpan P, Vindas Bolanos R, Cokelaere S, Pouran B, de Grauw J, Rijen M, van Weeren R, Levato R, Malda J. Orthotopic bone regeneration within 3D printed bioceramic scaffolds with region-dependent porosity gradients in an equine model. Advanced Healthcare Materials. doi: 10.1089/scd.2019.0209

Qiu B, Bessler N, Figler K, Buchholz M, Rios A, Malda J, Levato R, Caiazzo M. Bioprinting Neural Systems to Model CNS Diseases. Advanced Functional Materials. 10.1002/adfm.201910250

Lim K, Abinzano F, Bernal P, Albillos-Sancez A, Atienza-Roca P, Otto I, Peiffer Q, Matsusaki M, Woodfield T, Malda J, Levato R. One-step photoactivation of a dual-functionalized bioink as cell carrier and cartilage-binding glue for chondral regeneration. Advanced Healthcare Materials. doi: 10.1002/adhm.201901792

Liu H, Kitano S, Irie S, Levato R, Matsusaki M. Collagen Microfibers Induce Blood Capillary Orientation and Open Vascular Lumen. Advanced Biology. 10.1002/adbi.202000038


Diloksumpan P, de Ruijter M, Castilho M, Gbureck U, Vermonden T, van Weeren R, Malda J, Levato R. Combining multi-scale 3D printing technologies to engineer reinforced hydrogel-ceramic interfaces. Biofabrication. doi: 10.1088/1758-5090/ab69d9


Cui X, Soliman B, Alcala-Orozco C, Li J, Vis M, Santos M, Wise S, Levato R,  Malda J, Woodfield T, Rnjack-Kovacina J, Lim K. Rapid Photocrosslinking of Silk Hydrogels with High Cell-Density and Enhanced Shape Fidelity. Advanced Healthcare Materials. doi: 10.1002/adhm.202001801

Augurio A, Cortelletti R, Tognato R, Petta D, Rios A, Levato R, Malda J, Eglin D, Alini M, Giancane G, Speghini A, Serra T. A Multifunctional Nanocomposite Hydrogel for Endoscopic Tracking and Manipulation. Advanced Intelligent Systems. doi: 10.1002/aisy.201900105

Levato R, Jungst T, Scheurer R, Blunk T, Groll J, Malda J. From Shape to Function: the Next Step in Biofabrication. Advanced Materials. doi: 10.1002/adma.201906423

Nuñez-Bernal P, Delrot P, Loterie D, Li Y, Malda J, Moser C, Levato R. Volumetric Bioprinting of Complex Living Tissue Constructs within Seconds. Advanced Materials. doi: 10.1002/adma.201904209


Tognato R, Armiento A, Bonfrate V, Levato R, Malda J, Alini M, Eglin D, Giancane G, Serra T. A Stimuli-Responsive Nanocomposite for 3D Anisotropic Cell-Guidance and Magnetic Soft-Robotics. Advanced Functional Materials. 10.1002/adfm.201804647

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