2019

Organ Technologies’ work on hair follicle regeneration featured in Highlighting Japan

Highlighting Japan is a PR magazine published by Japan’s Cabinet Office. An article in the October 2018 issue discusses the start of a pre-clinical trial for our hair follicle regeneration technique, and also features an interview about the technology and future directions.
Link to Article

Hair Diagnostic Consortium featured in ITmedia Business Online

Hair Diagnostic Consortium featured in ITmedia Business Online
The Hair Diagnostic Consortium was recently featured in ITmedia Business Online as part of the series, News Salon: Deciphering the World. Topics discussed in the article—titled, “Detecting disease with a single strand of hair? The hidden potential of ‘hair diagnosis’ in Japan” (10/10/2019)—include the operating principles of hair diagnosis and the consortium’s future aims.
[ITmedia Business Online]

Hair Diagnostic Consortium inviting members of the public for research study

Hair Diagnostic Consortium inviting members of the public for research study
Study participants would be asked to donate their hair and complete a health questionnaire. These will be used to create a large dataset containing information on changes in hair characteristics (shape, composition, etc.) over time and health metrics and physical status. Using “Big Data”, the Consortium is aiming to establish new techniques to predict health and disease outcomes based on changes in hair characteristics over time. Please register at the link below.
Hair Diagnostic Consortium Homepage

Hair Diagnostic Consortium launches general recruitment campaign for new study

The Hair Diagnostic Consortium has started recruiting members of the public to donate hair and complete a questionnaire as part of a new research project.
Press Release (Hair Diagnostic Consortium Homepage)

New Director at Organ Technologies

Naokazu Okamoto was appointed to the Board of Directors of Organ Technologies Inc. on January 25, 2019.

Hair Diagnostic Consortium’s efforts featured in We Are Tomodachi

The goals and research of the Hair Diagnostic Consortium were featured in the January 2019 (Vol. 34) issue of We Are Tomodachi, an international public relations magazine published by the Japanese government.
Link to Article 

The Hair Diagnostic Consortium is a coalition of 18 organizations, including the RIKEN scientific research institute, private companies such as Aderans and Yahoo! Japan, and public interest corporations. Their mission is to develop new diagnostic technologies based on hair-related data, and to find real-world applications in health care and medicine.
Press Release (Organ Technologies)

2018

Organ Technologies’ work on hair follicle regeneration featured in Highlighting Japan

Highlighting Japan is a PR magazine published by Japan’s Cabinet Office. An article in the October 2018 issue discusses the start of a pre-clinical trial for our hair follicle regeneration technique, and also features an interview about the technology and future directions.
Link to Article

Organ Technologies’ research on hair follicle regeneration featured in Sora no Tobira

Our research on hair follicle regeneration was featured in the autumn issue of Sora no Tobira, a quarterly magazine published by the Space Education Center of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
Link to Article (p. 7)

Marketing and manufacturing license granted for Class 1 medical device

On October 5, 2018, Organ Technologies received Tokyo metropolitan government approval to manufacture and sell a Class 1 medical device.

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