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

Research in Medical Science

We are conducting research on organ chips using state-of-the-art equipment.

Video: Model of Ischemic Heart Disease and Video-Based Comparison of Cardiomyocyte Contraction Using hiPSC-Derived Cardiomyocytes

J Vis Exp 2020, (159). doi: 10.3791/61104.

From Blog

History and dramas

Year in Review 2021

A Year in Review: 2021

Continuing from last year, 2021 was a year in which overseas business trips and acceptance of researchers from overseas were restricted due to the influence of COVID-19. In addition, instability[…]

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Research - Ken Takahashi

Scientific achievements and potential impact on the global challenges

SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENTS 2010-2021 I discovered a new molecular target associated with the development of myocardial infarction. This research is currently ongoing and its results may help to prevent stroke and organ damage after organ[…]

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Ken Takahashi - Tokyo 2020 Olympics Torch Kiss

Carry the Olympic flame of hope—getting over the coronavirus pandemic

While the coronavirus pandemic is making the event difficult to hold, the torch relay is being held to connect the Olympic flames carried from Greece to the venue of the[…]

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From SNS

Thoughts and pictures from everyday life

TWITTER

5 days ago
Cool!!! - Building programmable multicompartment artificial cells incorporating remotely activated protein channels using microfluidics and acoustic levitation https://t.co/33gtOmWa05
1 week ago
Olive oil is good for your health. - Olive oil consumption lowers risk of premature death, study suggests https://t.co/oZ6QCAaBbO via @Harvard
1 week ago
一気に読んだ。
特許について学ぶ目的で本を検索したら本書がヒットし、「お試し」を読んだら面白かったので即購入。
主人公が弁理士で、Vtuberをテーマにした旬なストーリーも楽しい。

特許やぶりの女王 弁理士・大鳳未来 南原詠 https://t.co/bMx7z4Alyi

Achievements

publications

conference presentations
new link

research fundings

peer reviews

anumni mentored

Supported by

KAKENHI - Ken Takahashi
JSPS - Ken Takahashi
Okayama University - Ken Takahashi
Harvard Medical School - Ken Takahashi
IOE - Ken Takahashi
PD aerospace - Ken Takahashi

Harvard Scholar

Based on the research philosophy of the world-leading institution of Harvard, which emphasizes social return and collaboration, we are conducting medical research using state-of-the-art technologies.

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 techniques.

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 to support international students pursuing research experience and developing their lifelong career.

Ironman

Ken is a finisher of the Ironman Triathlon race: 3.9 km swim, 180 km bike, and 42.2 km run. This unparalleled endurance and long-term perspective has led to the achievement of substantial goals.

Research Interests

Cardiac regenerative medicine

Regenerative Medicine

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

Cardiology

Myocardial Infarction

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

Space medicine

Space Medicine

Decreased muscle and bone are major issues for astronauts in space. Ken Takahashi has studied the mechanism of cellular response to gravitational changes.

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