高橋 賢

Category: Research

A Year in Review: 2022

2022 was a year in which Takahashi greatly achieved the goal set at the beginning of the year: “to take a step to starting business activities to provide organ / disease models, which utilize organ-on-a-chip technology.” Takahashi made a big decision to enter Okayama Innovation School, where he learned the basics of business for eight…
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Takahashi receives 1 M JPY funding from Okayama University Innovation Management Core for the proposal of “drug discovery innovation by human organ-on-a-chip disease model”

Promoting the development of disruptive innovation “organ-on-a-chip” technology that contributes to the development of drugs that are effective in humans without sacrificing experimental animals Dr. Ken Takahashi, research associate professor of Department of Cardiovascular Physiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, was selected for Okayama University’s Innovation Management Core Venture Support…
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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 Award at Okayama University Pitch Contest 2022 for his organ-on-a-chip business plan and his potential as an entrepreneur. Okayama University Innovation Management Core Venture Support…
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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 99th Annual Meeting of the Physiological Society of Japan, which was held in the online mode. The kidney is an important organ that controls the…
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Lab member Chen Wang receives Ph.D. and starts her scientific career

Dr. Chen Wang from Takahashi Lab successfully obtained her doctorate degree after a fruitful research period of 6 years at Okayama University. Having presented 10 papers and 5 conference presentations, she has started her illustrious career as a postdoctoral researcher at the prestigious Fudan University in China. As a physician in the cardiovascular department, I…
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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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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 transplantation. I have obtained one patent in connection with this research, published nine academic papers and issued four press releases, including one at EurekAlert! To further develop this line of research, I built…
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Why do muscles and bones weaken in space?

How animals and plants sense gravity in space As manned Mars exploration and commercial space travel are becoming a reality, living in good health in space is becoming more and more important. On the other hand, it is known that if you stay in space for a long time, your muscles and bones will weaken.…
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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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Presentation on organ-on-a-chip research in the Chem-Bio Informatics Society

The CBI Annual Meeting 2020 was held online from October 27th to 30th, 2020, sponsored by The Chem-Bio Informatics Society (CBI). The annual meeting of the CBI Society, which started in 2020, is held every year for the purpose of facilitating interaction between industry, government, and academia in the relevant research fields. Beginning in 2000,…
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