Ken Takahashi received the Outstanding Research Award at 2019 International Conference on Biology and Medical Science (ICBMS 2019) held in Okinawa, Japan during Feb 28 – Mar 03 2019. The title of the lecture was “Mechanobiology and its application to medical problem solving”. ### Takahashi Lab at Okayama University uses principles of physiology, cellular and molecular biology, and biophysics. The purpose of the lab is to unveil the mechanisms of diseases through collaborations with scientists, epidemiologists, and corporate alliances. The alliance includes Harvard University, Boston University, Tokyo University of Science, and PD Aerospace, Ltd.