Dr. Takahiro Ando
Researcher at Hitachi Ltd
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Takahiro Ando received the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Engineering from Keio University in 2008, 2010 and 2012, respectively (supervised by Prof. Minoru Obara). He was a Research Fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) from 2010 to 2013 and Research Assistant of Keio Global COE program “High-Level Global Cooperation for Leading-Edge Platform on Access Spaces” from 2010 to 2012. He has been a visiting researcher in Prof. Michael Hamblin's lab in the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Mass. General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Sep. 2010 to Feb. 2011) and in Prof. Elliot Botvinick's lab in the Beckman Laser Institute, UC Irvine (Dec. 2012 to Mar. 2013). His research interests include laser-mediated gene therapy and low-level laser therapy, especially for treatment of neurological diseases.
Publications (7)

SPIE Journal Paper | 12 September 2013
JBO Vol. 18 Issue 09
KEYWORDS: Polarization, Spinal cord, Injuries, Laser therapeutics, Tissue optics, Acquisition tracking and pointing, Laser irradiation, Tissues, Photons, Optical fibers

Proceedings Article | 10 March 2012
Proc. SPIE. 8211, Mechanisms for Low-Light Therapy VII
KEYWORDS: Polarization, Spinal cord, Injuries, Acquisition tracking and pointing, Tissue optics, Laser irradiation, Laser therapeutics, Laser tissue interaction, Tissues, Photons

Proceedings Article | 10 March 2012
Proc. SPIE. 8211, Mechanisms for Low-Light Therapy VII
KEYWORDS: Traumatic brain injury, Brain, Laser therapeutics, Low level phototherapy, Injuries, Phototherapy, Mouse models, Neurons, Clinical trials, Neurogenesis

SPIE Journal Paper | 1 October 2011
JBO Vol. 16 Issue 10
KEYWORDS: Spinal cord, Tissues, Injuries, Laser irradiation, Pulsed laser operation, Luminescence, Glia, Defense and security, Natural surfaces, Laser tissue interaction

SPIE Journal Paper | 1 September 2011
JBO Vol. 16 Issue 09
KEYWORDS: Tissues, Pulsed laser operation, Skin, Nerve, Laser tissue interaction, Laser therapeutics, Nerve regeneration, Nd:YAG lasers, Defense and security, Ultrasonography

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