prof.dr. K. (Keita) Ito - Expertise

Ito, prof.dr. K.
Address :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
P.O. Box 513
5600 MB EINDHOVEN
Chair :
Orthopaedic Biomechanics
Department :
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Section :
Orthopaedic Biomechanics
Positioncategory :
Professor (HGL)
Position :
Full Professor
Room :
GEM-Z 4.114
Tel :
+31 40-247 3851
Tel (internal) :
3851
Tel (inh internal) :
4350
Fax :
040-2473744
Email :
k.ito@tue.nl

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Expertise

  • D21100 - Bioinformatics, biomathematics
  • D23214 - Orthopaedics
  • Mechanobiology
  • Osteoporosis
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Intervertebral disc
  • Spine
  • Cartilage
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Biomechanics
  • Bone

Biography

Biography

Research Interest

Mechanobiology and regenerative medicine pertaining to the intervertebral disc, bone and cartilage.

Education

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.

Experience

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.

Professional Activities

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