Michael Austin Johnson, M.D., Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor
Dr. Johnson's research interests include Acute resuscitation after traumatic brain injury, Neuro-protection, Endovascular aortic occlusion for trauma resuscitation, and Emergency department cost-effectiveness.
M.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison WI 2010
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison WI 2008
B.A., Oberlin College, Oberlin OH 2000
Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver CO 2010-2014
K12 Research, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA
CA Medical Board, License,
American College of Emergency Physicians
Emergency Medicine Residents Association
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Honors and Awards
UC Davis Emergency Medicine K12 Research Fellowship, 2014
Outstanding Resident Research Award, Denver Health Residency in Emergency, 2014
Save of the Month- Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine, 2014
Resident of the Year in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine, 2012
Save of the Month- Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine, 2012
Outstanding Resident Research Award, Denver Health Residency in Emergency, 2012
Select Recent Publications
Johnson MA, Grahan BJ, Haukoos JS, McNally, B, Campbell R, Sasson, C, Slattery DE. Demographics, Bystander CPR, and AED Use in Out-of-Hospital Pediatric Arrests. Resuscitation. 2014 E-pub ahead of print.
Johnson MA, Haukoos J, Larabee T, Saughety S, Chan S, McNally B, Sasson, C. Women Of Childbearing Age Have A Survival Benefit After Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest. Resuscitation. 2013, 84(5):639-44.
Weick JP*, Johnson MA*, Zhang SC. Developmental regulation of human embryonic stem cell derived neurons by calcium entry via transient receptor potential channels. Stem Cells. 2009, 27(12):2906-16. (*denotes equal contribution)
Weick JP, Johnson MA, Skroch SP, Williams JC, Deisseroth K, Zhang SC. Functional control of transplantable human ESC-derived neurons via optogenetic targeting. Stem Cells. 2010, 28(11): 2008-16.
Li XJ, Zhang, XQ, Johnson MA, Wang ZB, Lavaute TM, Zhang SC. Coordination of Sonic Hedgehog and Wnt Signaling Determines Ventral and Dorsal Telencephalic Neuron Types from hESCs. Development. 2009, 136(23): 4055-63.
Zhang SC, Li XJ, Johnson, MA, and Pankratz MT. 2008. Human embryonic stem cells for brain repair? Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Bioi Sci. 363(1489):87-99.
Johnson MA, WeickJP, Pearce RA, and Zhang SC. 2007. Functional neural development from human embryonic stem cells: accelerated synaptic activity via astrocyte coculture. 1Nettrosci. 27:3069-3077.
Guillaume DJ, Johnson MA, Li XJ, Zhang SC. 2006. Human embryonic stem cell-derived neural precursors develop into neurons and integrate into host neural circuitry. 1Neurosci Res. 84(6): 1165-1176.