高橋 賢

Ken Takahashi, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor

Okayama University

Former Visiting Scholar

Harvard University

Specialty: organ-on-a-chip, cardiac regenerative medicine, space medicine

Ken Takahashi, 高橋 賢

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Dramas and history of Ken Takahashi

Ken Takahashi helps develop future meeting

Create the future of meeting: First-ever online conference of Japan Society for Medical and Biological Engineering

Japan Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, which has a history of 58 years and has 2,700 members, held its first-ever online conference in May 2020. Ken Takahashi, as a[…]

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Research - Ken Takahashi - 高橋賢

Research Report 2019: Elucidation of the mechanism of arrhythmia during myocardial infarction by heart-on-a-chip

The principal investigator, Ken Takahashi, traveled to Boston, USA from the end of July 2018, and began research at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University. His original plan was to[…]

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Research Associate Professor Ken Takahashi

Ken Takahashi appointed Research Associate Professor

Ken Takahashi, Ph.D. at Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has been appointed as a Research Associate Professor by Okayama University in April 2020. The position of Research Associate Professor[…]

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Publications

Conference Presentations

Reviews performed

Alumni tutored

Harvard Scholar

At the world leading Harvard Medical School, Takahashi developed a model of ischemia-reperfusion injury, which causes myocardial infarction and stroke, using an organ-on-a-chip platform.

Wyss Institute, Harvard University
Institute of Education, University College London

IOE-Qualified Teaching

Trained at the Institute of Education, University College London, Ken Takahashi gives high-quality lectures based on the cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practical presentation technique.

Portfolio

Research Grant

Ken Takahashi is awarded competitive, prestigious research grants including the Promotion of Joint International Research by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, as well as company-based grants.

Education Award

Ken received the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education for his continuous effort for supporting international students persue research experience and develop their life long career.

Ironman

Ken is a finisher of the Ironman Triathlon Race: 3.9 km swim, 180 km bike, and 42.2 km run. The unparalleled endurance and long term perspective lead to achievement of great goals.

Research Interests

Cardiac regenerative medicine

Regenerative Medicine

Using human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, Ken Takahashi is developing heart cells to assist the weakened heart due to heart failure.

Cardiology

Myocardial Infarction

Ischemic heart diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide. Ken Takahashi is developing new strategy to combat the tough diseases.

Space medicine

Space Medicine

Decreased muscle and bone are major problems in space life. Ken Takahashi is studying the mechanism of cellular response to gravitational change.

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