Prab Takhar is a trained physicist with a varied background in healthcare.
Prab was born in the UK where he attended three prestigious universities (Nottingham, Birmingham and Surrey) gaining several advanced degrees within Physics, Medical Physics and Medical Imaging. He gained a deep knowledge of health imaging and physics that he used to set up and develop the PET radiopharmaceutical market in England.
He then was headhunted by GE Healthcare and moved to Sweden, working in Radiopharmacy division, assisting in the global TRACERcenter program, travelling across the world utilising his experience to help countries set-up radio-pharmacies and training the next generation of radiopharmaceutical manufacturers.
He is currently part of the leadership team in the 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 helping their aim to achieve better health outcomes for South Australia and Australia. He is globally recognised and has an international network of collaborators in radiopharmaceuticals and isotopes production.