Prab Takhar

BSc (Hons), MSc, MPhil

  • 11 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
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Prab Takhar is a physicist with a varied background in healthcare. Prab was born in the UK where he attended three prestigious universities (Nottingham, Birmingham and Surrey) gaining a deep knowledge of health imaging and medical physics that he used to set up and develop the PET radiopharmaceutical market in England. He then moved to Sweden to work for GE Healthcare in the Radiopharmacy division, assisting in the global TRACERcenter program, travelling across the world utilising his expertise to help countries set-up radio-pharmacies. Prab joined the team in South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) in Adelaide as Director of the Molecular Imaging and Therapy Research Unit (MITRU). He is involved in many aspects of the research themes at SAHMRI and is helping their aim to achieve better health outcomes for South Australia and Australia. Recently his team developed a new diagnostic test for prostate cancer and now are looking at therapy avenues. He has been involved with the Nuclear Royal Commission in South Australia providing guidance related to healthcare applications. 

Research Interests

  • Management of prostate cancer
  • Management of neurological cancers
  • Mild cognitive impairment examination

Education / Academic qualification

University of Surrey

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Research Output 2016 2018

  • 11 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 4 Article

18-Fluoride labeled sodium fluoride positron emission tomography with computer tomography: the impact of pretreatment staging in intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer

Harley, S. J. D., Hoffmann, R., Bartholomeusz, D., Sutherland, P., Chatterton, B., Kitchener, M., Takhar, P., Tsopelas, C., Fuller, A., Wells, R., Singh-Rai, R. & Bolt, J. 1 Jun 2018 In : Prostate International. 6, 2, p. 50-54 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Immuno-PET of innate immune markers CD11b and 1IL-1β detect inflammation in murine colitis.

Dmochowska, N., Tieu, W., Keller, M., Wardill, H. R., Mavrangelos, C., Campaniello, M. A., Takhar, P. & Hughes, P. 2018 In : Journal of Nuclear Medicine. JNUMED/2018/219287

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2 Citations

GEANT4 simulation of cyclotron radioisotope production in a solid target

Poignant, F., Penfold, S., Asp, J., Takhar, P. & Jackson, P. 1 May 2016 In : Physica Medica. 32, 5, p. 728-734 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

9 Citations

TOOTH (The Open study Of dental pulp stem cell Therapy in Humans): Study protocol for evaluating safety and feasibility of autologous human adult dental pulp stem cell therapy in patients with chronic disability after stroke

Nagpal, A., Kremer, K. L., Hamilton-Bruce, M. A., Kaidonis, X., Milton, A. G., Levi, C., Shi, S., Carey, L., Hillier, S., Rose, M., Zacest, A., Takhar, P. & Koblar, S. A. 2016 In : International Journal of Stroke. 11, 5, p. 575-585 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle