A/Prof Paul Roach

  • MBBS (HONS), FRACP, FAANMS
  • Nuclear Medicine Physician
  • Spoken languages English

Overview

Nuclear Medicine is a unique and interesting specialty combining diagnostics and treatment. It is an incredible period of growth currently

Research interests

Paul has a national and international reputation in various aspects of Nuclear Medicine, particularly in pulmonary imaging and he has over 100 peer-reviewed publications in various national and international journals. He has been involved in numerous research studies related to theranostics in neuroendocrine tumours and prostate cancer, and was lead author on the world’s first large multicentre study assessing the management impact of Ga68 PSMA PET/CT scanning in patients with prostate cancer. He has been an investigator on major interenational trials related to prostate cancer, including TheraP and the ALSYMPCA trial.

Professional memberships

  • Fellowships – FRACP, FAANMS
  • Memberships – EANM, SNMMI, ANZSNM

Publications and affiliations

  • Roach PJ, Francis R, Emmett L, Hsiao E, Kneebone A, Hruby G, Eade T, Nguyen QA, Thompson BD, Cusick T, McCarthy M, Tang C, Ho B, Stricker PD, Scott AM. The impact of 68Ga‐PSMA PET/CT on management intent in prostate cancer: results of an Australian prospective multicenter study. J Nucl Med 2018, 59; 82-88
  • Chan DLH, Pavlakis N, Schembri GP, Bernard EJ, Hsiao EM, Hayes A, Barnes T, Diakos C, Khasraw M, Samra J, Eslick E, Roach PJ, Engel A, Clarke SJ and Bailey DL. Dual Somatostatin Receptor/FDG PET/CT Imaging in Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumours: Proposal for a Novel Grading Scheme with Prognostic Significance. Theranostics 2017, 7;1149-1158
  • Emmett L, Tang R, Nandurkar R, Hruby G, Roach PJ, Watts J, Cusick T, Kneebone A, Ho B, Chan L, van Leeuwen P, Scheltema M, Nguyen A, Yin C, Scott A, Tang C, McCarthy M, Fullard K, Roberts M, Francis R and Stricker P: 3-year freedom from progression following 68GaPSMA PET CT triaged management in men with biochemical recurrence post radical prostatectomy. Results of a prospective multi-center trial. J Nucl Med Nov 2019
  • Roach PJ, Gradinscak D, Schembri GP, Bailey EA, Willowson K, Bailey DL. SPECT/CT in V/Q scintigraphy. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine, 2010; 40, 455-466
  • Roach PJ, Bajc M. Imaging acute pulmonary embolism. New England Journal of Medicine 2010; 363; 1972-3