Clinical Professor Vijay Kumar MSc (Med), PhD

Clinical Professor
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

C29 - Children's Hospital Westmead
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: 02 98456533
F: 02 98915385

International links

Germany. (Institut fuer Kernchemie Johannes Gutenberg-Universitaet Mainz) Develop scientific projects on the preparation and evaluation of 68Ga-labelled Radiopharmaceuticals for PET-imaging..
Austria. (International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna.) Worked at IAEA as a Consultant Radiopharmaceutical Science Expert under Special Services Agreement, at Department of Nuclear Science Applications, in 2010. Initiated the Co-ordinated Research Project(CRP) on "Development of Ga-68 based PET-Radiopharmaceuticals for Management of Cancer and other Chronic Diseases"..


2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2009 | 2008


  • Kumar, V., Boddeti, D. (2013), (68)Ga-Radiopharmaceuticals for PET lmaging of Infection and Inflammation. In: Theranostics, Gallium-68, and Other Radionuclides: A Pathway to Personalised Diagnosis and Treatment. (pp.189-219).Germany: Springer-Verlag.


  • Kumar, V., Boddeti, D., Evans, S., Angelides, S. (2012), (68)Ga-Citrate-PET for diagnostic imaging of infection in rats and for intra-abdominal infection in a patient. Current Radiopharmaceuticals. 5(1), 71-75. [Abstract]


  • Ali, M., Vanniasinghe, A., Kumar, V., Barnett, R., Alberto, R., Manolios, N. (2011), (99m)Tc-technetium labeling of antiarthritic peptides to evaluate homing and biodistribution at inflamed joints. Nuclear Medicine and Biology. 38(5), 751-756. [Abstract]
  • Kumar, V., Boddeti, D., Evans, S., Roesch, F., Howman-Giles, R. (2011), Potential use of (68)Ga-apo-transferrin as a PET imaging agent for detecting Staphylococcus aureus infection. Nuclear Medicine and Biology. 38(3), 393-398. [Abstract]


  • Kumar, A., Singh, Y., Singh, K., Kumar, V., Singh, S. (2009), Radioactivity measurements in the environment of the Udhampur area, Jammu and Kashmir Himalayas, India. Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids. 164(11), 719-725. [Abstract]


  • Wong, E., Kumar, V., Howman-Giles, R., Vanderheyden, J. (2008), Imaging of Therapy-Induced Apoptosis Using (99m)Tc-HYNIC-Annexin V in Thymoma Tumor-Bearing Mice. Cancer biotherapy & radiopharmaceuticals. 23(6), 715-26. [Abstract]