Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Oxford

Paul Johnson is Professor of Paediatric Surgery at the University of Oxford, and Director of the Oxford Islet Transplant Programme.

He is a fellow of St Edmund Hall. Paul qualified in Medicine from the University of Leicester and trained in Paediatric Surgery in Oxford, Melbourne and Great Ormond Street. His particular clinical interests are pancreatic and endocrine surgery, and cell transplantation. Paul's research interests include optimising human islet isolation, and understanding normal pancreatic development and islet neogenesis.

Paul Johnson was awarded a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England for this research in 1998. He is currently President Elect of the International Pancreas and Islet Association (IPITA), and Chairman of the Research Committee of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons. Paul was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of The American Academy of Paediatrics in February 2010 and currently sits on a number of Research Boards and Editorial Boards. He chairs the Nuffield Department of Surgery Clinical Academic Sub Group.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Oxford
  • –present
    Director of Oxford Islet Transplant Programme, University of Oxford

Publications

  • 2011
    Perfluorocarbon emulsions prevent hypoxia of pancreatic β cells., Cell Transplantation