Philip Johnson, Ph.D.

Sr. Director, Science and Technology

Philip Johnson, Ph.D. joined Nuvaira in 2013 and has 15 years of biomedical research experience with expertise in peripheral nerve injury, autonomic innervation of the lung, and neuromodulation therapies.

Prior to joining Nuvaira, Dr. Johnson was the Director of the Peripheral Nerve Research Laboratory and Assistant Professor of Surgery at Washington University School of medicine. In this role, Dr. Johnson managed an NIH funded research laboratory focused on the basic science of peripheral nerve injury/regeneration and development of tissue engineering techniques to improve outcomes following traumatic nerve injury. Dr. Johnson has published over 35 peer-reviewed manuscripts on the topics of peripheral nerve injury and tissue engineering.

Dr. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Saint Louis University and Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. He also obtained a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Biomedical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.