Dr. Robert Vries

Chief Executive Officer

Robert received his PhD in Biochemistry from the Leiden University Medical Center on the study of Oncogenic cell transformation. He subsequently moved to Stanford University (USA) to do his Post Doc studying neural stem cells. Upon his return to the Netherlands he continued the study of stem cells in the group of Prof. Hans Clevers at the Hubrecht Institute in The Netherlands.

In the group of Hans Clevers he was part of the team that developed the breakthrough technology that allowed the expansion of adult stem cells. The so called Organoid Technology became the basis of the non-profit company ‘Hubrecht Organoid Technology'(HUB) of which he is currently the CEO.

May 27, 2020 Studying the development of ovarian cancer wi... Researchers from the group of Hans Clevers at the Hubrecht Institute have modeled the development and progression of hig... read more
May 26, 2020 HUB Patient-Derived Organoids added to CrownB... San Diego, Calif – May 19, 2020 — Crown Bioscience today announced the expansion of their unique organoid platform w... read more
May 13, 2020 Hormone-producing cells in the human gut are difficult to study, as they are very rare and unique to different species o... read more