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Ken selected as Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Bearer

The flame represents the Olympic ideals of peace, unity and friendship Ken Takahashi has been selected as a Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Bearer after a rigorous review. The torch is ignited several months before the Games in front of the Temple of Hera, the archeological site of Olympia, the holy land of the ancient Olympic…
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Outstanding Research Award in IC-LYMS2019 in Taipei

Ken Takahashi received the Outstanding Research Award in 2019 International Conference for Leading and Young Medical Scientists (IC-LYMS 2019) in Taipei, Taiwan, which was organized by Asia Pacific Society for Biology and Medical Sciences. The purpose of the conference was to provide a platform for the exchange and networking between top scientists, emerging young researchers,…
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Lab member Chen Wang received the 1st Poster prize in IC-LYMS2019

Dr. Chen Wang, PhD student in Takahashi lab, won the 1st prize in poster presentation in 2019 International Conference for Leading and Young Medical Scientists (IC-LYMS 2019) held by Asia Pacific Society for Biology and Medical Sciences in Taipei. She gave a poster presentation entitled “Roles of the TRPM4 channel in mitochondrial function, ROS generation,…
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Wyss Institute Retreat 2019

Event: Wyss Institute Retreat Date: November 22, 2019 Location: Boston, USA Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University, holds its annual retreat every year. It is a day-long meeting that brings together all members of the Institute community including faculty, researchers, technical and administrative staff, fellows, clinical collaborators, and students. The agenda gives the…
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Heart attack modeled with human stem cells

Toward the development of individual model of ischemic heart disease Researchers at Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences developed a model of myocardial infarction using cardiomyocytes differentiated from human induced pluripotent stem cells. The journal Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications published the study, with Ken Takahashi, Ph.D., as corresponding author, and Wei Heng,…
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Promoting Mechanobiology

Ken Takahashi was inaugurated as Associate Editor of Mechanobiology Journal on Sunday September 22, 2019. The goal of the journal is to improve the understanding of mechanobiology and ultimately provide approaches to translate into therapeutic strategies and rectifying husbandry and agricultural problems. Ken contributed to hold 2nd International Symposium on Mechanobiology in 2014 as Secretary General, and…
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Relieving joint pain

The joint fluids of patients with osteoarthritis contain elevated levels of inflammatory cytokines. These cytokines induce the expression of proteases in cartilage cells, which will lead to progress of joint destruction. Dr. Ohtsuki found that mechanical strain attenuates inflammatory cytokine-induced expression of matrix-degrading enzymes, which was published in Experimental Cell Research journal. According to the…
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Reviewer certificate gallery

Peer review is the cornerstone of science. Ken Takahashi contributes to science by reviewing research manuscripts. A gallery of reviewer certificates was created to showcase the review works of Ken Takahashi.Site: https://ken-takahashi.net/?page_id=478

Presentations are available at LinkedIn SlideShare

Ken Takahashi’s presentations are now available at LinkedIn Slideshare. Visit https://www.slideshare.net/KenTakahashi19 and see his works!

Reviewed article published in Journal of Biomechanics

A space biology article, on which Ken Takahashi performed review, was published in Journal of Biomechanics. This article will give a clue to understand the effect of gravity on the development of cardiovascular system. Effect of Simulated Microgravity Induced PI3K-nos2b Signalling on Zebrafish Cardiovascular Plexus Network Formation

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