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.

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History and dramas

「ヒト臓器チップ疾患モデルによる創薬イノベーション」の提案で、岡山大学イノベーション・マネジメント・コアから100万円を調達

実験動物を犠牲にせず、ヒトに効く薬の開発に貢献する破壊的イノベーション「臓器チップ技術」の開発を促進 岡山大学学術研究院医歯薬学域医学系 システム生理学の高橋賢 研究准教授は、岡山大学イノベーション・マネジメント・コア  ベンチャー支援フィールド の令和4年度岡山大学発ベンチャー起業支援事業に採択され、100万円の事業推進費を調達しました。 高橋賢 研究准教授は、臓器チップ技術の研究で日本学術振興会などからこれまで3,374万円の研究資金を獲得しました。今回調達した資金は、臓器チップ技術を応用したライセンシング事業と薬物の薬効薬理・毒性試験受託解析事業を実現するために、関連学会における学術発表や、研究に必要な物品の購入に充てる予定です。マウスやイヌなどの実験動物を犠牲にせず、ヒトに有効な薬を効率的に開発するプラットフォームであるヒト臓器チップの開発を進め、医学の歴史の転換となる製薬のイノベーションを進めていきます。 高橋賢は一緒にスタートアップで働く仲間を募集しています 関連記事:高橋賢がピッチコンテストでNEDO賞と中国銀行賞を受賞関連記事:日本学術振興会のハイレベルな科学研究費を獲得

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Ken Takahashi receives NEDO Award and Chugoku Bank Award at pitch contest

Awards recognize organ-on-a-chip business plan and presenter’s potential as an entrepreneur Research Associate Professor Ken Takahashi has won New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) Award and Chugoku Bank[…]

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kidney-on-a-chip

Progress report for the kidney-on-a-chip project: The 99th Annual Meeting of The Physiological Society of Japan

On March 18, 2022, Yin Liang from Takahashi Lab presented “Functional analysis of a kidney-on-a-chip using human renal proximal tubular epithelial cells and human umbilical vein endothelial cells” at the[…]

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岡山イノベーションコンテスト・ビジネスプラン一般の部で、大賞を受賞しました🏆✨
これまで研究を頑張ってくれた学生さんなど、多くの関係者の方に感謝しています。
製薬イノベーションの臓器チップ事業の実現に向けて、これからもご協力をよろしくお願いします!
#startup #スタートアップ #起業 https://t.co/csBfOgbqgz
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いよいよ本日!
岡山イノベーションコンテストで、臓器チップビジネスについてのピッチ発表を行います。
Youtube liveの配信もあるのでぜひ!
@ok_innovation#startup #スタートアップ https://t.co/qHUJs7i5ox
Between 2019–2021, we published a total of 6 open access articles with #Elsevier, receiving a total of 14,111 downloads. 2 of our articles were linked to the #UnitedNations #SDGs, helping to tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges. https://t.co/9eN2r93xHJ KenTakahashy photo

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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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