高橋 賢

Category: Research

「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

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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How do we fight COVID-19: peer review?

A paper on COVID-19, which was peer-reviewed by Takahashi on July 23, was published in the international open access journal Journal of Clinical Medicine. Moula AI, Micali LR, Matteucci F, Lucà F, Rao CM, Parise O, Parise G, Gulizia MM, Gelsomino S. Quantification of Death Risk in Relation to Sex, Pre-Existing Cardiovascular Diseases and Risk…
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