高橋 賢

About

Ken Takahashi

Research Associate Professor
Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Okayama University

Former Visiting Scholar
Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering
Harvard University

Ken is currently a Research Associate Professor at Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Japan. He directs research groups focused on organ-on-a-chip, cardiovascular regenerative medicine, ischemia-reperfusion injury, and space medicine/biology. His interests also extend to physics simulation including finite element analysis and molecular dynamics. In these endeavors he has been privileged to act as a mentor for many international students. At the Harvard Medical School, Ken had develop a model of ischemia-reperfusion injury using the organ-on-a-chip technology.

Ken received his Ph.D. in Medicine from Nagoya University. He is a member of the Cellular Biology of the Heart Working Group in European Society of Cardiology, and a councilor of the Physiological Society of Japan. He serves on the Editorial Boards of journals including AIMS BiophysicsMechanobiologyHearts, and Biology and Medicine. He received several awards such as Award for Outstanding Research Achievement and Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education. Ken is also running a joint research about space medicine with PD AeroSpace, Ltd. He is a finisher of an Ironman Triathlon race.


Educational Background

Ph. D. degree at Nagoya University (Medicine)

Bachelor’s degree at Gifu University (Veterinary Medicine)


Career

Visiting Scholar, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University

Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Physiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University 

Assistant Professor, Department of Biophysics, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University 

Research Resident, The Japan Foundation for Aging and Health 


Awards

Award for Outstanding Research Achievement and Contribution, Asia Pacific Society for Biology and Medical Sciences

Award for Outstanding Research Achievement, Asia Pacific Society for Biology and Medical Sciences

Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education, Okayama Medical Association


Editorial Board Membership at Academic Journals

Biology and Medicine

Hearts

Mechanobiology Journal (Associate Editor)

AIMS Biophysics


Academic Membership

Councilor, Physiological Society of Japan

Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering

European Society of Cardiology

The Biophysical Society of Japan

Japanese Society of Aerospace and Environmental Medicine


Others

Ironman triathlete (finished Ironman Western Australia in 2006)

My bookshelf


Place Of Birth

Nagoya, Japan

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