Profile Information

Affiliation
Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Associate Professor
Harvard University Visiting Scholar
Degree
Ph. D. (Medicine)(Nagoya University)

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

External link

Ken is currently a Principal Investigator at Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Japan. He directs research groups focused on cardiovascular regenerative medicine, ischemia-reperfusion injury in which he holds a patent, and space medicine/biology. His interests also extend to physics simulation including finite element analysis and molecular dynamics. At the Harvard Medical School, Ken is collaborating with Professor Donald Ingber aiming to establish ischemia-reperfusion injury model using the organ-on-a-chip technology.

Ken received his Ph.D. in Medicine from Nagoya University. He is a member of the Cellular Biology of the Heart Working Group in European Society of Cardiology, and a councilor of the Physiological Society of Japan. He serves on the Editorial Boards of AIMS Biophysics journal. He received the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education from Okayama Medical Association for his continuous efforts for internationalization of Okayama University. Ken is also running a joint research about space medicine with PD AeroSpace, LTD. He is a finisher of an Ironman Triathlon race.


Papers

  42

Misc.

  27

Books and Other Publications

  5

Presentations

  75

Research Projects

  12

Industrial Property Rights

  4

Academic Activities

  1

Social Activities

  5

Other

  2
  • 12 2006 - 12 2006
    Finished an Ironman Triathlon race (Western Australia, 2006)
  • 2 2004 - 2 2004
    2004年2月25日から3月5日までつくば宇宙センターで行われた第2回JAXA有人閉鎖実験に被験者として参加し、完遂