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

Ito, prof.dr. K.
Adres :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Postbus 513
5600 MB EINDHOVEN
Leerstoel :
Orthopaedic Biomechanics
Faculteit :
Faculteit Biomedische Technologie
Afdeling :
Orthopaedic Biomechanics
Functiecategorie :
Hoogleraar (HGL)
Functie :
Hoogleraar
Intern adres :
GEM-Z 4.114
Tel :
040-247 3851
Tel (intern) :
3851
Tel (bgg intern) :
4350
Fax :
040-2473744
Email :
k.ito@tue.nl

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Expertises

  • D21100 - Bioinformatica, biomathematica
  • D23214 - Orthopedie
  • Mechanobiologie
  • Osteoporose
  • Regeneratieve geneeskunde
  • Tussenwervelschijf
  • Wervelkolom
  • Kraakbeen
  • Artrose
  • Biomechanica
  • Botweefsel

Biografie

Biografie

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