Antony Hooker

Adjunct Associate Professor Antony Hooker

Team Leader - Radiation Health

School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences


GRANTS RECEIVED (Total = $6,723,821)

2016     Dixon DL, Boreham D, Hooker A.M. Investigation of the Immunological Mechanisms of Ultra-Low and Low Dose Radiation. $536,000. Collaborative research program between the Northern Ontario School of medicine (Ontario, Canada), Bruce Power (Ontario, Canada) and Flinders University, South Australia.

2014     Grano, S.R., Pring, A.O., Hooker, A.M., Spooner, N.A., D.J., Ngothai, Y.M., Ashman, P.J., Ebendorff-Heidepriem, H., Brugger, J., Wilson, S.A., Hayes, P.C., Peng, Y., Vaughan, J.W., Jak, E., Ehrig, K.J., Simons, S.J. ARC Research Hub for the Australian Copper-Uranium. $5,053,234

2007     Hooker, A.M. and Sykes, P.J. The use of whole body low dose X-radiation to reduce tumorigenicity in a murine prostate model. Flinders University Seeding Grant. $21,012.

2007     Hooker, A.M. and Sykes, P.J. Protection from chromosomal inversions by chemical radioprotectors. Flinders Medical Centre Foundation. $11,000.

2007     Hooker, A.M. Cancer Council of SA Travel Grant. $2,750.

2006     Sykes, P.J. and Hooker, A.M. The measurement of genetic damage (DNA inversions) in response to radiation. Australian Institute for Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE). $41,000.

2006     Hooker, A.M. Cancer Council of SA Travel Grant. $2,750.

2005     Sykes, P.J. and Hooker, A.M. Effect of low dose-rate radiation on somatic intrachromosomal recombination. Australian Institute for Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE). $24,100.

2005     Sykes, P.J. and Hooker, A.M. Mechanism for non-linear mutation dose response to low dose and ultra-low doses of LET radiation. US Department of Energy. US$ 1,050,000.

2005     Hooker. A.M and Sykes, P.J. Treatment of pKZ1 mice with radioprotectors. Flinders Medical Centre Foundation. $10,000.

2005     Bryan, D-L. and Hooker, A.M. Breathing in chronic Heart failure: Is there novel pulmonary compensation? Flinders Institute for Health and Medical Research CRG. $3,000.

2003     Hooker, A.M. Australian Institute for Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) Young Investigator Travel Award. $500 + return airfare to Brisbane.

2003     Hooker, A.M.  Cancer Council of SA Travel Grant. $2,000.

2001     Hooker, A.M.  Anti-Cancer Foundation of SA Travel Grant. $225.

1999     Sykes, P.J. and Hooker, A.M. The role of somatic intrachromosomal recombination in mutation and cancer in a transgenic mouse model.  Flinders University Research Budget. $2,250.

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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2015 - ongoing Member ANZCTC CBRNe Training Advisory Group Attorney Generals Department Australia
    2013 - ongoing Representative Asian and Oceanic Radiation Protection Association Australia
    2013 - ongoing Member International Academic Advisors, Asian and Oceanic Radiation Protection Association
    2013 - 2015 President Australasian Radiation Protection Society
    2009 - ongoing Advisory Board Member State (SA) CBRN Emergency Management Committee Australia
    2009 - ongoing Advisory Board Member State (SA) CBRN Emergency Management Scientific and Training Committee
    2006 - ongoing Member Australasian Radiation Protection Society Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2015 - ongoing Member Radiation Research Society United States
    2011 - ongoing Member Australasian College of Physcial Scientists and Engineers in Medicine
    2006 - ongoing Member Australasian Radiation Protection Society
  • Position: Team Leader - Radiation Health
  • Email: antony.hooker@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
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  • Org Unit: School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials

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