Profile Information

Affiliation
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University
Degree
Ph. D. (Medicine)(Jan, 2006, Nagoya University)

Researcher number
50432258
ORCID ID
 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7580-8691
J-GLOBAL ID
200901017959682273
researchmap Member ID
1000314021

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Ken Takahashi is an Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University. He was a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Medical School in the USA from 2018 to 2019. His research interests include organ-on-a-chip, cardiovascular regenerative medicine, ischemia-reperfusion injury, space medicine/biology, finite element analysis, and molecular dynamics. He conducts collaborative research projects with organizations such as UNCTAD-Okayama University (Thailand's NANOTEC), Texas A&M University in the USA, Sorbonne University in France, Strasbourg University in France, the University of Cincinnati in the USA, and the University of Medicine, Yangon in Myanmar. He has extensive experience mentoring students and international students.

He obtained his PhD degree from Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine. In the field of space medicine, he conducted research as part of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) New Academic Areas Research project, "Integrated Understanding of New Life Control Mechanisms Unraveled from Space" (led by Astronaut Satoshi Furukawa), and collaborated with the space venture company PD Aerospace.

He serves as a council member for the Japanese Physiological Society, a representative member for the Japanese Society for Medical Engineering, a member of the Heart Working Group of the European Society of Cardiology, and the secretary-general of the Okayama Prefecture Medical Engineering Research Society. He is also an editorial board member for the international academic journals AIMS Biophysics and Pathophysiology.

He has completed an Ironman triathlon race and served as a torchbearer for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.


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Papers

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Major Misc.

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Major Books and Other Publications

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Major Presentations

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Major Works

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Major Research Projects

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Major Industrial Property Rights

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Academic Activities

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Social Activities

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Major Media Coverage

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Other

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