Mathew Thakur, PhD

Awards, Honors & Patents

Awards:

  • Albert Nelson Marquis achievement award for having achieved career longevity and demonstrated unwavering excellence in his chosen field, 2021.

  • Ajit Padhy Oration Award, 2019 World Association of Radiopharmaceutical and Molecular Therapy (WARMTH).

  • Invited Keynote Speaker, The Black Graduate Student Organization 2nd Annual Diversity Graduate Research Symposium, 2018.

  • John McAfee medal for “outstanding achievements in the field of radiolabeled blood cells and his meritorious contributions to ISORBE.” International Society of radiolabeled Blood elements, Vienna, Austria, 2009.

  • “Image of the Year Award”. Siemens Medical Incorporation’s 2009.

  • Benedict Cassen Award for “Outstanding Contributions to the Pharmaceutical Science and Devotion as the Practice and Promotion of Nuclear Medicine.” Society of Nuclear Medicine and ERF 2008.

  • Berson-Yalow Award for "Outstanding Scientist and Superb Educator". Awarded by the Greater New York and New England Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, 2001.

  • Georg de Hevesy Award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Nuclear Medicine”. Awarded by the Society of Nuclear Medicine, 2000.

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Indo-American Society of Nuclear Medicine, 1998.

  • Vikram Sarabhai Oration Award for “Brilliant accomplishments in the field of radiopharmaceuticals” awarded by the Society of Nuclear Medicine-India, 1995.

  • Paul Aebersold award for “Outstanding achievement in basic science applied to Nuclear Medicine.” Awarded by the Society of Nuclear Medicine, 1992.

  • Maurice Chamberland Award for the "Contribution to the Improvement of the Quality of Life Through Chemistry". Awarded by the American Chemical Society, New Haven Chapter, 1980.

Honors:

  • “Fellow” National Academy of Inventors, 2017

  • “Fellow” Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 2016

  • “Distinguished Investigators” Academy of Radiology Research, 2015

  • “Image of the Year” Award, Siemens Medical Incorporation, 2009

  • “Fellow” Indian College of Nuclear Medicine Physicians 1989

Patents:

  • Method of using PACAP and VIP peptides for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids. Singapore, patent-pending 17/089,103. Thakur ML

  • Kit for tumor imaging. Canada Patent and Trademark Office. Publication No. 2,901,231. Thakur ML

  • Method for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids Hong Kong Patent No. HK1222450. Thakur ML

  • Method for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids. China Patent No. ZL201480008845.3. Thakur ML

  • Method for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids. Canada Patent No. 2,901,246. Thakur ML

  • Method for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids. Japan Patent No. JP,2015/558076 6346202. Thakur ML

  • Method for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids. South Korea Patent No. 1020187005123 10-1890885. Thakur ML

  • Method for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids. Singapore Patent No. 11201506406X. Thakur ML

  • Method for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids. Germany Patent No.60 2014 071 459.5. Thakur ML

  • Method for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids. France Patent No. 2956773. Thakur ML

  • Method for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids. United Kingdom Patent No. 2956773. Thakur ML

  • Method for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids. Spain Patent No. 502021000016511. Thakur ML

  • Method for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids. Italy Patent No. 2956773. Thakur ML

  • Method for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids. IP Australia. July 2017; 2014216517. Thakur, ML.

  • Method for detecting shed or circulating tumor cells in biological fluids. India, patent-pending, 8325/DELNP/2015. Thakur ML

  • Method for detecting circulating tumor cells in biological fluids, United States Patent and Trademark Office. February 2013. Publication No. WO2014126904. Thakur, ML.

  • Kit for tumor imaging. United States Patent and Trademark Office. Publication No. WO2014126902. February 2013. Thakur, ML.

  • Compounds and methods for diagnostic imaging and therapy. US Patent & Trademark Office. April 21, 2005. US. Publication No. 20050085417. Thakur ML.

  • Imaging with Tc – 99m labeled fibrin – a – chain peptide. United States Patent. April 2004; THA01.NP003. Thakur ML.

  • Lipid soluble radioactive active chelates for tumor therapy. United States Patent Feb. 3 2004 US 6,685,913 B1. Thakur ML.

  • Radiolabeled vasoactive intestinal peptide analogs for imaging and therapy. United States patent Nov. 30 2004; US 6,824,759. Thakur ML.

  • Intratumoral Delivery Device. US Patent. Pub No US 0184989 A1. 23 Sep 2004. Thakur ML.

  • Radiolabeled vasoactive intestinal peptide analogs for imaging and therapy. U.S. Patent No. 6,824,759. Thakur ML.

  • Radiolabeled vasoactive intestinal peptide analogs for imaging and therapy. United States Patent and Trademark Office March 1, 2002; US. Patent. No. 6,359,255. Thakur ML,

  • PACAP Compositions and methods for tumor imaging and therapy. U.S. Patent No. 6,855,308 B2. Thakur ML.

  • PACAP Compositions and methods for tumor imaging and therapy. Canada patent 2,464,002. Thakur ML

  • PACAP Compositions and methods for tumor imaging and therapy. US Patent No. 6,855,308. Thakur ML

  • Imaging with Tc – 99m labeled fibrin α – chain peptide. Publication No. WO2000009076 A8. Thakur ML.

  • Lipid soluble radioactive chelates for tumor therapy. U.S. Patent No. US 6,685,913, B1. Thakur ML.

  • Radiolabeled Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide analogs for imaging and therapy. U.S. Patent No 6,395,255. Thakur ML.

  • Indium – 8 – hydroxyquinoline in the bloodstream. US Patent No. 4,360,509. Thakur ML.

  • Radiolabeled thrombus imaging agents. U.S. Patent No. 5,886,142. Thakur ML.

  • Improved Method to directly Radiolabeled Antibodies for diagnostic Imaging and Therapy. U.S Patent No. 5,011,676. Thakur ML.

  • Improved Method to directly Radiolabeled Antibodies for diagnostic Imaging and Therapy. U.S. Patent No. 5,308,603. Thakur ML.

  • Novel use of a radiolabeled antibody, against stage-specific embryonic antigen for the detection of occult abscesses in mammals. U.S. Patent No. 4, 917, 878. Thakur ML.

  • Blood Agent. US Patent No. 4, 443, 426. Thakur ML.