A new article has been added to “iCeMS Frontrunners”. The tenth interview is with Dr Ken-ichiro Kamei. In the series, we interview the leaders who are active at the forefront of iCeMS, and ask them not only about their researches but also personal lives. Dr Kamei develops the “Body-on-a-Chip” technology, hoping to reduce the use… Read More
Dr. Kamei had an interview to tell about our research, and the video has been appeared on YouTube. We put this video at our “Achievements/Video Gallery”. Please check it out!
Our collaborative paper with Prof. Tabata, Dr. Hirai and Mr. Wu got published in IEEJ Trans. SM.! Jiaxu Wu, Yoshikazu Hirai, Ken-ichiro Kamei, Toshiyuki Tsuchiya, Osamu Tabata, “Novel Microfluidic Device Integrated with a Fluidic-Capacitor to Mimic Heart Beating for Generation of Functional Liver Organoids”, IEEJ Trans. SM, 139-E(2019), pp.209-216 (in Japanese).
We published some papers, recently! So we have updated “Publications” page accordingly. Please take a look!
Finally, our patent about a microfluidic device enabling 3D culture of human pluripotent stem cells got registered on the register of the Japan Patent Office. Accordingly, we have updated “Patents” page on this website.
Mr. Wu (former student of Prof. Tabata Lab. now in U. Tokyo) got IEEJ Excellent Presentation Award!! His research topic is to develop a microfluidic platform to apply mechanical stimulation for hepatic organoids with mimicked heart beating using a fluidic capacitor.
Chinese medical students visited our lab on Jan. 25. Ken gave his presentation for the students, and then, Rodi and Ken had a lab tour for them. We had a very good time!
We wish you a year filled with peace, good health, luck and happiness.