Nicholas Johnson, MD

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Neurology - Assistant Professor, Pathology - Adjunct Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Anatomic Pathology, Neuromuscular, Pediatric Neurology

Board Certification

  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Neurology)
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Neuromuscular Medicine)

Email: nicholas.johnson@hsc.utah.edu

Academic Bio

Nicholas Johnson, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Pathology at the University of Utah with a focus in inherited neuromuscular disorders. He received his undergraduate degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Psychology at The University of Arizona. He then obtained his medical degree at The University of Arizona. He completed his neurology residency and combined fellowship in neuromuscular medicine and experimental therapeutics at The University of Rochester. He has clinical expertise in muscle disorders and inherited neuropathies. He also has expertise in performing electrodiagnostic testing, performing and interpreting muscle biopsies.

His research focuses on the disease progression and pathogenesis of myotonic dystrophy, as well as therapeutic trials in myotonic dystrophy, facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, Charcot Marie Tooth disease, and spinal muscular atrophy. He has research experience in the development of patient reported outcomes, the design and conduct of natural history studies, and clinical trials in experimental therapeutics. He serves as chair of the Government Relations Committee for the American Academy of Neurology and is a member of their Board of Directors. He is also a member of the American Academy of Neurology’s delegation to the American Medical Association.

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship The University of Rochester Medical Center
Experimental Therapeutics
Fellow
Fellowship The University of Rochester Medical Center
Neuromuscular Medicine
Fellow
Residency The University of Rochester Medical Center
Neurology
Resident
Postdoctoral Training The University of Rochester Medical Center
Preliminary Year Internal Medicine
Postdoctoral Training
Professional Medical The University of Arizona College of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate The University of Arizona
Molecular and Cellular Biology and Psychology
B.S.

Clinical Trials