Toru Maekawa

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Name
Toru Maekawa
E-mail
maekawatoyo.jp
URL
http://bionano.toyo.ac.jp/COEtop.htm
Affiliation
Toyo University
Section
Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre
Job title
Director, Professor
Other affiliation
Graduate School of Interdisciplinary New Science, Toyo UniversityDepartment of Biomedical Engineering, Toyo University

Profile

2003 Director, Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre, Toyo University;
2007 Professor, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary New Science, Toyo University

Research Areas

 
 

Committee Memberships

 
Jul 2018
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Mar 2019
Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)  Expert Committee Member, Top Global University project
 
Apr 2017
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Mar 2018
Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)  Expert Committee Member: A, Top Global University Project
 
2016
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2016
International Workshop on Biocompatible Nanomaterials and Nanodevices for Bio-Medical Applications,  Co-Chair
 
2016
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2016
Czech Science Foundation, Czech Republic;  Scientific Reviewer
 
2016
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2016
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan;  Expert Committee Member, Re-inventing Japan Project
 
2014
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2014
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan;  Expert Committee Member: Top Global University Project
 
2012
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Today
Nanomaterials and the Environment, Versita;  Editorial Advisory Board Member
 
2012
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2012
Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Research Conference;  International Advisory Board Member and Associate Editor
 
2011
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2013
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan;  Expert Committee Member: Re-Inventing Japan Project
 
2011
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2012
Romanian National Council for Scientific Research, Romania;  Expert Evaluator
 

Awards & Honors

 
2015
Fellow, The Indian JSPS Alumni Association
Winner: T. Maekawa
 
2014
Strategist PLGA nano-capsules to deliver siRNA for inhibition of carcinoma and neuroblastoma cell lines by knockdown of proto-oncogene, Best Poster Award, The 4th International Conference on Nanotek & Expo
Winner: A. Raichur, Y. Nakajima, Y. Nagaoka, T. Maekawa and D.S. Kumar
 
2014
Cancer therapy based on shape dependent biocompatible gold hybrid nano structures, Best Poster Award, NANOSMAT 2014
Winner: S. Raveendran, N. Chauhan, V. Palaninathan, T. Maekawa and D.S. Kumar
 
2012
Nanoformulation facilitated disruption of vasculogenesis: Approach towards neo-angiogenic treatment, Tasilo Prnka Prize, Nanocon 2012
Winner: S. Veeranarayanan, A.C. Poulose, M.S. Mohamed, Y. Nagaoka, S. Kashiwada, Y. Yoshida, T. Maekawa and D.S. Kumar
 
2012
Trafficking and superior therapeutic proficiency of hybrid lipid nanoparticles encapsulating the ribosome inactivating ptotein-curcin across in vitro blood brain barrier, Best Poster Award, Asian Allergy Asthma Foundation
Winner: M.S. Mohamad, S. Veeranarayanan, A. Baliyan, A.C. Poulose, Y. Nagaoka, H. Minegishi, Y. Shimane, Y. Yoshida, T. Maekawa and D.S. Kumar
 
2011
Aptamer-labeled PLGA nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery in breast cancer, Student Travel Award, 2nd Nano Today
Winner: A. Aravind, S. Veeranarayanan, A. Mathew, S.H. Varghese, T. Fukuda, T. Hasumura, S. Nagoaka. T. Maekawa, Y. Yoshida and D.S. Kumar
 
2011
Application of biofunctionalized magnetic nanoparticles for cell manipulation studies, Best Poster Award, Nanocon2011
Winner: B.G. Nair, Y. Nagaoka, T. Fukuda, H. Morimoto, T. Mizuki, D.S. Kumar and T. Maekawa
 
2011
Aligned clusters formed by C60 molecules and sulphur in benzene, Best Poster Award, NanoteC2011
Winner: S. Kurosu, T. Fukuda, T. Hasumura and T. Maekawa
 
2008
Decomposition of carbon dioxide at room temperature, The 2008 Staff Innovation Award;, University of Brighton;
Winner: Toru maekawa, Raymond Whitby, Andy Cundy
 
2008
Synthesis of carbon nanostructures and solubility of fullerenes in critical benzene;, Best Poster Award;, NanoteC2008;
Winner: T. Fukuda, Y. Hayasaki, T. Hasumura, S. Kurosu, R. Whitby and T. Maekawa
 

Published Papers

 
M.S. Mohamed, S. Veeranarayanan, T. Maekawa and D.S. Kumar
Adv. Drug Deliv. Rev.   138 18-40   2019   [Refereed]
V. Kumar, M.S. Mohamed, S. Veeranarayanan, T. Maekawa and D.S. Kumar
ACS Appl. Bio Mater   2 1119-1130   2019   [Refereed]
S. Raveendran, A. Sen, H. Ito-Tanaka, K. Kato, T. Maekawa and D.S. Kumar
Nanoscale Adv.   1 989-1001   2019   [Refereed]
D. Piché, I. Tavernaro, J. Fleddermann, J. Lozano, A. Varambhia, M. Maguire, M. Koch, T. Ukai, A. Rodríguez, L. Jones, F. Dillon, I. Molina, M. Mitzutani, E. Dalmau, T. Maekawa, P. Nellist, A. Kraegeloh and N. Grobert
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces   11 6724-6740   2019   [Refereed]
S. Veeranarayanan, M.S. Mohamed, A.C. Poulose, M. Rinya, Y. Sakamoto, T. Maekawa and D.S. Kumar
Theranostics   8 5231-5249   2018   [Refereed]
K. Hirata, T. Uchida, Y. Nakajima, T. Maekawa and T. Mizuki
Heliyon   4 e00861   2018   [Refereed]
S. Agarwal, P. Muniyandi, T. Maekawa and D.S. Kumar
Int. J. Pharmaceut.   551 339-361   2018   [Refereed]
V. Palaninathan, V. Kumar, T. Maekawa, D. Liepmann, P. Ramasamy, J.R. Eswara, P.M. Ajayan, S. Augustine, B.d. Malhotrra, S. Viswanathan, V. Renugopalakrishnan and S.D. Kumar
MRS Commun.   8 652-667   2018   [Refereed]
V. Palaninathan, S. Raveendran, A.K. Rochani, N. Chauhan, Y. Sakamoto, T. Ukai, T. Maekawa and D.S. Kumar
J. Tissue Eng. Regen. Med.   12 1634-1645   2018   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
(Invited) International research and educational programmes at the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre [Invited]
Toru Maekawa
Exchange Meeting of India-Japan Universities, JST Tokyo Headquaters Conference Room (2019), Tokyo, Japan.   2019   
(Invited) Creation of nanoparticles in critical fluids and their application to biomedical studies [Invited]
Toru Maekawa
Collaborative Conference on Crystal Growth (3CG 2018), Taipei, Taiwan.   2018   
(Plenary) Creation of novel nano materials and their application to biomedical studies [Invited]
Toru Maekawa
Workshop on New opportunities for interdisciplinary research in bio-nano science, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Timisoara, Romania.   2018   
(Invited) Development of nano robotics and its application to biomedical studies [Invited]
Toru Maekawa
Physics Seminar, Laver LT6, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.   2018   
(Invited) Synthesis of nanoparticles in critical fluids and their application to biomedical studies [Invited]
Toru Maekawa
Scientific Seminar, Hume Rothery Lecture Theatre, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.   2018   
(Invited) Benefits of participation in Horizon 2020 as a non-EU member [Invited]
Toru Maekawa
Benefits of participation in Horizon 2020: Innovative Training Networks for young researchers - a testimony by the "Enabling Excellence" project, Delegation of the European Union to Japan, Tokyo, Japan.   2018   
(Plenary) Synthesis of nanomaterials via self-assembly and their application to biomedical studies [Invited]
Toru Maekawa
The 4th International Conference on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and Nanobiotechnology (3NANO2017), Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.   2017   
(Plenary) Nano robotics: Fundamentals and applications [Invited]
Toru Maekawa
Engineering Technologies and Innovations Conference: Global Trends, Local Actions, University of San Jose – Recoletos, Cebu, Philippines.   2017   

Teaching Experience

 
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
Erasmus+: KA 107 International Mobility
European Commission, EU: Erasmus+ Programme
Project Year: 2017       Investigator(s): (PI) Lia Dolga; (Co-PI) Toru Maekawa
Development of innovative biomedical and environmental devices based on bio-nano hybrid structures
MEXT: Grant for the Programme for the Strategic Research Foundation at Private Universities
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): (PI) Toru Maekawa
Evolving Nanocarbon Strategies in (bio-) Organic Remits (ENSOR)
European Commission, EU: Marie Curie Actions: IRSES
Project Year: Sep 2011 - Aug 2015    Investigator(s): (PI) Raymond Whitby; (Co-PI) Toru Maekawa
Low/room temperature creation of novel nano structures in critical fluids
Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): (PI) Toru Maekawa
Research and education in collaboration with overseas universities and industries
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT): Grant for the Programme for the Activation of Research and Education at Private Universities
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): (PI) Toru Maekawa
Quantum dot conjugated single walled carbon nanotubes for imaging and therapy
JSPS: Bilateral Programme
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): (PI) D. Sakthi Kumar; (Co-PI) Toru Maekawa
Advanced educational programme on bio/nano/medical science
MEXT: Grant for the Programme for the Activation of Research and Education at Private Universities
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): (PI) Toru Maekawa
Development of bio/mecha/photo fusion devices
MEXT: Grant for the Establishment of High-Tech Research Centres
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): (Co-PI) Toru Maekawa
The International Symposium on Bioscience and Nanotechnology
International Technology Center - Pacific, USA: 
Project Year: Nov 2008 - Dec 2008    Investigator(s): (PI) Toru Maekawa, Daniel Morse
Creation of novel carbon nano structures utilising critical fluids
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2008    Investigator(s): (PI) Toru Maekawa