Dr Brett Paterson

Head of Radiochemistry

Centre for Advanced Imaging
Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology


After completing my undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of Melbourne, I had a Postdoctoral position at the University of Melbourne from 2011-2013 and held a Victorian Postdoctoral Resarch Fellowship at Kings College London (UK) from 2014-2015 and University of Melbourne in 2016. I took up an Australian Research Council DECRA Fellowship at Monash University from 2017-2019 and was a National Imaging Facility research fellow from 2020-2021. I joined The University of Queensland in 2022 as the Head of Radiochemistry at the Centre for Advanced Imaging.

Research Impacts

Design and synthesis of radiopharmaceuticals for molecular imaging and targeted radiotherapy. In collaboration with industry, Associate Prof Paterson's research has contributed to the development and translation of new agents for the detection and treatment of cancer.


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  • (2024) Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Completed Supervision

  • (2024) Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor