高橋 賢

Category: Highlight

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 of democracy such as turmoil caused by military government in Myanmar also had a negative impact on our international joint research. Nevertheless, it was a…
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MEXT-sponsored research student joined cardiovascular physiology lab

(OKAYAMA) — Today, Department of Cardiovascular Physiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Okayama University welcomed Rumaisa Kamran as a research student sponsored by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan. Rumaisa has obtained the position of the government-sponsored research student on the recommendation of the Embassy of…
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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 Tokyo 2020 Olympics through all over Japan. On May 19, 2021, Takahashi carried the flame of the Olympics as one of the torchbearers. The reasons…
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A Year in Review: 2020

2020 was a historic year with the coronavirus pandemic limiting work at office and business trips, and letting conferences, meetings, and lectures online. Even in this turbulent situation, many results were brought about by continuing the activities as usual. Publication We published our first video article on Journal of Visualized Experiments. By exploring expression in…
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First meeting of UNCTAD researcher development program

In a collaboration between the United Nations and Okayama University, which seeks to promote the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), seven young female researchers from Africa and ASEAN have been decided to participate in a new human resources development program. The kick-off meeting was held on November 11th at Okayama University. Ken Takahashi…
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Title award ceremony for Research Associate Professor

Okayama University provides support for researchers with outstanding research achievements, promoting research strengths and fostering young researchers. In this context, the university has established a “research associate professor” system, which acts as an incentive system for lecturers and assistant professors. On August 24, a ceremony was held to give the title of research associate professor…
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Ken Takahashi appointed Research Associate Professor

Okayama University has appointed Ken Takahashi, Ph.D. at the Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, as a Research Associate Professor in April 2020. The university established the position of Research Associate Professor this year to promote a researcher who has excellent research ability, for them to play an active role as a principal…
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Ken Takahashi Wins Prestigious Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research from JSPS

Research project will study a new way to tackle myocardial infarction, stroke, and damage after kidney transplantation caused by ischemia–reperfusion injury Assistant Professor Ken Takahashi, Ph.D. at Okayama University was awarded Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. JSPS is Japan’s sole independent funding agency with a mission of…
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Ken selected as Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Bearer

The flame represents the Olympic ideals of peace, unity and friendship The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has selected Ken Takahashi as a torch bearer after a long process of rigorous review. The torch was ignited several months before the Games in front of the Temple of Hera, the archeological site…
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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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