dr. A. (Aryan) Vink

Assistant Professor - medical
dr. A. (Aryan) Vink
  • Department of Pathology

Research Programs

Circulatory Health



After his medical training at the Free University in Amsterdam, Aryan Vink studied inflammation in atherosclerosis at the Laboratory for Experimental Cardiology of the UMC Utrecht which led to a thesis. Fascinated by the pathophysiology and microscopic world behind diseases he decided to become a pathologist and finished his residency in 2007. Currently he is a staff pathologist with special interest in Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Head and Neck and Autopsy pathology.

At the Pathology Department of UMC Utrecht we have one of the largest and best documented cardiac tissue biobanks of the world. Based on this cardiac tissue biobank the research of Aryan Vink focuses on the phenotype – genotype correlation in cardiomyopathies. In addition he works in close collaboration with researchers from the Hubrecht Laboratory to validate findings of basic myocardial research in human tissue from the biobank. Finally he is the consulting pathologist for the Athero-Express biobank.

On the topic of his other specialization, Pulmonary Pathology, he is involved in the continuous process of implementation of new diagnostic tests in lung cancer pathology to come to optimal personalized state-of-the-art treatment of lung cancer patients in the UMC Utrecht.


Research Output (172)

Sarcoma of the Heart Treated with Stereotactic MR-Guided Online Adaptive Radiation Therapy

Pomp Jacquelien, van Asselen Bram, Tersteeg Robbert H A, Vink Aryan, Hassink Rutger J, van der Kaaij Niels P, van Aarnhem Guido E E H L, Verhoeff Joost J C 2021, In: Case Reports in Oncology. 14 , p. 453-458 6 p.

Heart transplantation for end-stage heart failure combined with Q fever isolated to the heart:a case report

van 't Veer Marcel, Otterspoor Luuk, de Regt Marieke, Peels Kathinka, Evens Jola, Vink Aryan, de Jonge Nicolaas 5 dec 2020, In: European Heart Journal - Case Reports. 4 , p. 1-4 4 p.

Digital pathology in the time of corona

Stathonikos Nikolas, van Varsseveld Nadege C, Vink Aryan, van Dijk Marijke R, Nguyen Tri Q, Leng Wendy W J de, Lacle Miangela M, Goldschmeding Roel, Vreuls Celien P H, van Diest Paul J 1 nov 2020, In: Journal of Clinical Pathology. 73 , p. 706-712 7 p.

H3K27ac acetylome signatures reveal the epigenomic reorganization in remodeled non-failing human hearts

Pei Jiayi, Harakalova Magdalena, Treibel Thomas A, Lumbers R Thomas, Boukens Bastiaan J, Efimov Igor R, van Dinter Jip T, González Arantxa, López Begoña, El Azzouzi Hamid, van den Dungen Noortje, van Dijk Christian G M, Krebber Merle M, den Ruijter Hester M, Pasterkamp Gerard, Duncker Dirk J, Nieuwenhuis Edward E S, de Weger Roel, Huibers Manon M, Vink Aryan, Moore Jason H, Moon James C, Verhaar Marianne C, Kararigas Georgios, Mokry Michal, Asselbergs Folkert W, Cheng Caroline 14 jul 2020, In: Clinical Epigenetics. 12 18 p.

Imaging the In Vivo Degradation of Tissue Engineering Implants by Use of Supramolecular Radiopaque Biomaterials

Talacua Hanna, Söntjens Serge H M, Thakkar Shraddha H, Brizard Aurelie M A, van Herwerden Lex A, Vink Aryan, van Almen Geert C, Dankers Patricia Y W, Bouten Carlijn V C, Budde Ricardo P J, Janssen Henk M, Kluin Jolanda 17 jun 2020, In: Macromolecular Bioscience. 20 14 p.

Plasma Immunoglobulin Levels Prior to Cardiac Transplantation are Associated with Post-Transplantation Survival

van den Hoogen P., Huibers M. M., van den Dolder F. W., de Weger R. A., Siera E., de Jonge N., Doevendans P. A., Sluijter J. P., de Jager S. C., Vink A. apr 2020, In: The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 39 , p. S500-S501

Safety and feasibility of arterial wall targeting with robot-assisted high intensity focused ultrasound:a preclinical study

Groen M H A, Slieker F J B, Vink A, de Borst G J, Simons M V, Ebbini E S, Utrecht University, Hazenberg C E V B, van Es R 1 jan 2020, In: International Journal of Hyperthermia. 37 , p. 903-912 10 p.

The Netherlands Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy Registry:design and status update

Bosman L. P., Verstraelen T. E., van Lint F. H.M., Cox M. G.P.J., Groeneweg J. A., Mast T. P., van der Zwaag P. A., Volders P. G.A., Evertz R., Wong L., de Groot N. M.S., Zeppenfeld K., van der Heijden J. F., van den Berg M. P., Wilde A. A.M., Asselbergs F. W., Hauer R. N.W., te Riele A. S.J.M., van Tintelen J. P., Baas A. F., Barge-Schaapveld D. Q.C.M., Boekholdt S. M., Cramer M. J.M., Dooijes D., Jongbloed J. D.H., Loh P., Planken R. N., Prakken N. H.J., van der Smagt J. J., van der Wal A. C., Teske A. J., van Veen T. A.B., Velthuis B. K., Vink A., Yap S. C., 1 okt 2019, In: Netherlands Heart Journal. 27 , p. 480-486 7 p.

Increased circulating IgG levels, myocardial immune cells and IgG deposits support a role for an immune response in pre- and end-stage heart failure

van den Hoogen Patricia, de Jager Saskia C.A., Huibers Manon M.H., Schoneveld Arjan H., Puspitasari Yustina M., Valstar Gideon B., Oerlemans Marish I.F.J., de Weger Roel A., Doevendans Pieter A., den Ruijter Hester M., Laman Jon D., Vink Aryan, Sluijter Joost P.G. 26 sep 2019, In: Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. 23 , p. 7505-7516 12 p.

Diagnosis of myocardial infarction at autopsy:AECVP reappraisal in the light of the current clinical classification

Michaud Katarzyna, Basso Cristina, d'Amati Giulia, Giordano Carla, Kholová Ivana, Preston Stephen D, Rizzo Stefania, Sabatasso Sara, Sheppard Mary N, Vink Aryan, van der Wal Allard C, 14 sep 2019, In: Virchows Archives. 476 , p. 179-194 16 p.

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