PROF MIKE SATHEKGE
President of WARMTH and Head of Department
Department of Nuclear Medicine
University of Pretoria and Nuclear Medicine Research Infrastructure
Pretoria, South Africa
Mike Sathekge is a Professor and Head of Nuclear Medicine department at University of Pretoria and Steve Biko Academic Hospital. Mike is the President and CEO of the South African Nuclear Medicine Research Infrastructure. He is in the forefront of targeted alpha therapy in prostate cancer globally. In addition, has led, and introduced several targeted molecular imaging and therapeutic probes in infection and oncology in South Africa and Africa.
His contribution to the field of nuclear medicine has led to his appointment as one of the two Editor-in-Chief of Seminars in Nuclear Medicine , Associate Editor of the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Associate Editor of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Associate Editor of the World Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Mike received several merit awards and honorary fellowships.
Prof Sathekge is the President of the World Association of Radiopharmaceuticals and Molecular Therapy (WARMTH) and the chair of the Academy of Science of South Africa panel on research, development and innovation of peaceful uses of nuclear technologies in South Africa.