prof.dr. K. (Keita) Ito - Expertise
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5600 MB EINDHOVEN
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- D21100 - Bioinformatics, biomathematics
- D23214 - Orthopaedics
- Regenerative medicine
- Intervertebral disc
Mechanobiology and regenerative medicine pertaining to the intervertebral disc, bone and cartilage.
1985 B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.
1987 M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.
1994 Sc.D. in Med. Eng. and Med. Physics, Mass. Inst. of Tech., Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.
1995 M.D., Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, U.S.A.
1995 - 1996 Post-doctoral Fellow, AO Research Institute, Davos, Switzerland.
1997 - 1998 Research Fellow, Dept. of Orthop. Surg., Inselspital, Univ. of Berne, Switzerland.
1996 - 2002 Group Head, Cartilage Biomechanics Group, AO Res. Inst., Davos, Switzerland.
2002 - 2003 Visiting Scientist, Dept of Biomed. Eng., Eindhoven Univ. of Tech., The Netherlands.
2003 - 2007 Vice Director, AO Res. Inst., Davos, Switzerland (Mechanobiology Program Leader)
2004 - 2007 Adjunct Professor, Mechano-biology and Musculoskeletal Tissue Differentiation, Dept. of Biomed. Eng., Eindhoven Univ. of Tech., The Netherlands.
2007 - Professor, Orthopaedic Biomechanics, Dept. of Biomed. Eng., Eindhoven Univ. of Tech., The Netherlands.
2002- Journal of Biomechanics, Editorial Board & Consulting Editor
2005- European Spine Journal, Editorial Advisory Board
2007- Spine Society of Europe, Program Committee
2010- Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), W&T7 Expert Panel
2011- European Alliance of Medical and Biological Engineering and Science, Treasurer